Home Extensions and Improvements

Home Extensions and Improvements: You don’t require planning permission to extend or add to your house provided you meet a set of rules which came into operation on 6 April 2011.These rules set out what is allowed and not allowed without planning permission and applies mostly to the dimensions of the proposed extension, its position on the main house and its proximity to your site boundaries. You will need to apply for planning permission if:• More than half the area of land around the ‘original house’ would be covered by additions or other buildings.• The enlarged part of the house would be Read More...

Home Extensions and Improvements: You don’t require planning permission to extend or add to your house provided you meet a set of rules which came into operation on 6 April 2011.These rules set out what is allowed and not allowed without planning permission and applies mostly to the dimensions of the proposed extension, its position on the main house and its proximity to your site boundaries. You will need to apply for planning permission if:• More than half the area of land around the ‘original house’ would be covered by additions or other buildings.• The enlarged part of the house would be forward of a principal or side elevation and face onto a road.• It consists of the provision of a basement.• It includes the construction or provision of a balcony or veranda. Contact FmK to.

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