permitted development

  1. C

    Hip to gable question

    Hello all.. I'm researching a loft conversion under permitted development for a semi. By my calculations a hip to gable and a dormer exceed the 50 cubic m volume allowed. What I'm trying to find out is whether a hip to half hip (clipped gable, jerkinhead) roof is still allowed under...
  2. B

    45/60 degree rules (right to light)

    hi all, quick question: I'm reading about the right to light rule of thumb when applying for planning permission and there's a lot of contradictory information out there. can anyone help with two questions? 1. I read that for single story extensions, the 60 degree rule applies. for two stories...
  3. N

    Simple question rear extension rules

    Sorry for the silly drawing but this simple question has been annoying me all night as I try to understand permitted development rights. If I would like to build a rear extension on my semi detached house to the projection of 6 metres back that is clearly allowed under permitted development. But...
  4. A

    Rear extension leaving 2.5cm PD gap cases

    Hi, I'm planning to do a 6m kitchen rear extension under PD but I need to leave a slight material gap between this and the existing protruding 3m side extension. I understand there are several appeal case wins about this gap, at the 2.5cm, 5cm and 10cm gap levels. If these cases are in the...
  5. Rachael1976

    Conversion of coal shed/outside toilet

    Good evening. We have submitted a lawfulness certificate to convert some outbuildings connected to the house which include an integral garage/stable type space and an outside toilet and coal store into a kitchen diner and utility. The planner is fine with the majority of the application but we...
  6. Rob broom

    Permitted development of agricultural buildings.

    Hi there. I have some questions about permitted development and Class Q development. If a plot of land has an agricultural building on it that has been used as a barn (hay and feed store) until recently, what is the likely hood of planning being permitted to turn it to a house? I understand...
  7. S

    How big is this extension

    Hi there, I'd like to build an extension 4m deep by 5m wide on the back of my detached house. The house was built with the ground floor 2m deeper than the 1st floor so there is a 2m deep protusion across the whole of the back with a pitched roof covering it. I thought that I could run a roof...
  8. S

    Permitted development refused

    I have applied for permitted development for an extension over a courtyard and 1.5M beyond the rear wall of the house. It was refuse with no real info on why. The main house semi detached was built in 1886 and is 8M wide and 10M deep, about 1900 an extension (servants quarters) 3.5M wide and 7m...
  9. Z

    Rear Extension Rejection and Neighbours

    Hi, I would really appreciate any help or advice on my situation. We've recently purchased a terraced house and had applied for a single storey 6meter rear extension (3m in height). Our direct neighbours to our right, as well as, all the houses opposite us already have this extension as well...
  10. R

    Side Extension to connect Garage to House

    Hi, I'm planning on building a single story flat roof side extension that will connect my garage to my house. The side extension will be the same length as the house (7m) and 1.8m wide (8m from the road at the side). The frony part of the extension will go into my driveway and the rear part...
  11. M

    Can i add a permitted development after planning?

    Hi I am living in a 1930s 3 bed semi with garage. I am planning a double storey side extension and a single storey rear extension. I want the rear extension to 4.5m back, have been told that this is unlikely with Croydon council who are notoriously difficult, and they will allow 4m as the view...
  12. H

    Changing plans post Certificate of lawful development

    Hello, We are building a loft conversion and have received a certificate of lawful development based on the original plans. However we now want to change 2 of the roof windows to slightly larger windows. The opening area will still be 1.7m above the floor and they will be obscure glazed...
  13. O

    Roof height for rear extension on sloping ground

    Hi All, I'm planning a single storey rear extension on my 1930s terraced house - 4.5m deep, full width of the house - 6m. The house is on naturally sloping land, higher at the front. At the back of the house, there is a 0.7m drop to the patio and then a 0.4m drop to the original ground level...
  14. H

    Agriculture building planning permission

    Hello, We are looking to re-submit a previously rejected application to our local council to convert an agriculture building to a dwelling. The building in question is timber and metal barn that has been used for the storage of hay and horses. The building was built by my grandfather and is...
  15. B

    2 separate single storey side extensions allowed under permitted development on each side of house

    Q: If my house has an existing side extension which is half the width of the original house, can i further extend my house (single storey side extension) under permitted development (PD) to a different side original wall on the opposite side of the house, i.e. can i apply the "half the width of...
  16. Mickeyw92

    Building large garge under strange circumstances

    Hi guys, bit of a strange one and lengthy but please stick with me. Im totally new to this but i beleive the circumstances are so unique that it isnt straight forward enough to just jump in with both feet and instead i should seek advice from far more experienced/knowledgable than I. I bought...
  17. L

    Confused if loft conversion comes under permitted development

    We're close to deciding to go for a dormer loft conversion but as our house is side on and the conversion comes up to the principal elevation were not sure if this under permitted development? One side a large dormer will span the majority of the roof and on the other side a much smaller...
  18. P

    Permitted Development in a Conservation Area

    Hi, Can anyone please advise me on the following or suggest who can? My architect is doing the best he can but now wondering if a legal representative is an option. I live in a (circa 1760) house in a conservation area and green belt, and I wish to extend it as follows: 1. Side extension...
  19. S

    Combine PP & PD

    hi Im new to this website. I hope someone can help me on this stressful situation... I bought a bungalow and applied PP for 2 side ext, rear ext, 3 w dormers . this application refused because size of dormers . Then i have been told to apply PP for side extensions and rear extension + raising...
  20. 1

    Help needed to interpret a restrictive covenant

    Hi There, I bought a house with an adjacent parcel of land. The previous owner had planning permission approved for the land to be considered a residential garden and the driveway of the house goes through the land (an approved development). The house and the parcel of land still have separate...
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