Planning Permission is usually required if you intend to carry out detrimental alterations/extensions on your home, such as a double storey extension, loft conversion, garage conversion, change of use from residential to commercial (from a house to a shop or office, for example).
Planning Permission is also required in many other situation’s, and different councils do adopt individual policies,additionally different policies apply to extensions for terrace houses, extensions for semi-detached housesand extensions for detached houses, so it is well worth contacting PJH Architectural Services to discuss your ideas and plans,which will allow us toarrange for a consultation at your property to accurately advise on the necessary requirements.
Planning can be one of the main hurdles to overcome when thinking about making changes to your home, incorporating an extension or a new build property, there needs to be careful consideration towards planning requirements from the from the start. In some circumstances, works can be carried out under ‘Permitted development’ refer to ‘What is permitted development’ below.
For reference, you can refer to the planning portal web site which provides an overview of current planning regulations. https://interactive.planningportal.co.uk/detached-house