Loft Planning Permission by Loft Conversions Sussex
Loft Conversions Sussex will tell you that planning permission is just one of the things you need to think about when getting your loft converted. As a guide, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies certain conditions but if you're unsure, or think you might need planning permission, an initial discussion with an architect or builder should be able to confirm this.
Cases Without Planning Permission In Sussex, United Kingdom
While you probably won't need planning permission, you will need building regulations approval on structural elements and electrical works.
If you lay flooring boards over the existing joists in the loft space, then this may require a building regulations application to building control in your area. Part K of the building regulations that sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact may be relevant when carrying out a loft conversion.
Need Planning Permission In Sussex
We would advise you to keep in mind that any additions or modifications made to your home by previous homeowners will need to conform to your planning permission in order to be approved. Planning permission is going to be required where you extend or alter the roof space and it exceeds specified limits and conditions.
You should always check with your local planning authority to ensure you do not require planning permission, as in some cases pd rights may have been removed.
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