Another Prior Approval Question

12 May 2016
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i hope that if anyone can answer my confusion

On a terraced property you can build up to 6m rear extension on a prior approval application obviously if the criteria is satisfied.

my question is on a full 6m application is approved on the decision letter its states:

"Householder Prior Approval: Erection of rear extension 1.55 m beyond ORIGINAL REAR WALL 3.9 m maximum height 2.4 m height to eaves"

Now the original rear wall is from a kitchen rear extension (existing rear kitchen being 4.45m)

There are other decision letters which states that 6m from original rear wall (I'm assuming from the house) even with a small existing kitchen

My understanding of this is that the kitchen was built with the house??? So it's classed as rear original wall??? If that's the case how can you establish if the kitchen was built with the house?

Hope this makes sense
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Sorry to be confusing

Basically how can you establish a original rear wall from a existing rear extension

Hope this makes sense
In the Guidance to the permitted development rules, the phrase 'the rear wall' could possibly be open to interpretation.
Looking at it logically, I would say that the rear wall of your extension is the rear wall of the house. But that's not how
it's understood in the world of Planning. In practice, they would be saying you can extend 6m from the two-storey wall,
which presumably would take you 1.55m beyond the extension.
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Thanks tony

But this is a rear single storey extension
Is this what you mean?

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