Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Plymouth
Planning permission is required from your local authority where you extend or alter the roof space and it exceeds specified limits and conditions. Permitted development gives you free reign to develop your home without much interference from regulations and the council but there are certain criteria that must be met for permitted development to apply. When you call 01752 936 183, we'll tell you how to work out whether you will need to get planning permission, what building regulations to consider, and any other permissions you may need in place before you get started.
Contact Local Plymouth Planning Authority For Conversion Permission
If you are uncertain about the measurements for your conversion or you're wondering which regulations apply to your home, we suggest consulting your local planning authority or experts like Loft Conversions Plymouth. You should contact your Plymouth planning authority for loft conversion permission before starting any work.
Loft Conversions Plymouth can advise you about how you can increase your chances of securing planning permission for your loft conversion with a couple of easy tweaks. Loft conversions in Plymouth must not exceed the a number of allowances in order to be permitted.
Plymouth, Devon Building Regulations
If you live in a listed building, you will also need to obtain listed building consent. Part K of the building regulations sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and will likely apply to your loft conversion from Loft Conversions Plymouth.
Were you aware that loft conversions are usually covered under what's called permitted development? Any additions or modifications made to your home by previous homeowners will need to conform to your planning permission in order to be approved.
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Loft Conversions Plymouth Rules And Regulations For Loft Conversions
The regulations your loft conversion needs to conform to will be similar across the UK but do differ slightly so it's best to check in advance. In Plymouth, all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and any dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.