Planning Permission – New Builds
If you’re an avid watcher of property programmes on television, you will already be well aware that one of the most popular purchases is land that is ripe for building. Whether that’s an empty lot with or without planning permission already or a plot where there’s adequate space in addition to the existing structure, bidding can be fierce.
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Retrospective Planning Permission
When making major changes to your home that aren’t covered by permitted development, you should always endeavour to obtain planning permission in advance. However, when planning permission isn’t given in advance, or when the finished structure differs significantly from the works permission was granted for, there may be action by the council.
Punishment won’t...Read More
Neighbourhood Consultation Scheme – the end of six years of regulation for 6 metre and 8 metre extensions to houses
6 metre extension limited until 2019
Unless you are lucky enough to live in the middle of nowhere, with no other properties in sight for miles, neighbours – good and bad – are a fact of life. Wild parties, early morning – and late night – DIY, and barking dogs are...Read More
When do you need planning permission?
Planning permission can vary a lot depending on your council but the overall answer is anything that involves extending your home will require permission. If you want to create storage at the back or an outbuilding this will require certificate of lawful development.Certificate of lawful development
This scheme is used to be certain that the existing...Read More
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