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The addition of a new building on your land may seem like a good idea initially but when you delve deeper into the regulations, the red tape surrounding planning permissions can become rather complex. However, since permitted development rights were extended in 2013 under the Larger Home Extension Scheme, it’s hardly surprising that architects, builders and double-glazing companies across England have experienced a considerable boost in demand for single-storey extensions and conservatories in conservation areas. Which is why we thought it the perfect time to explain exactly how big a building can be without the need for planning permission, including conservation areas.
Depending on the outcome of the Neighbour Consultation Scheme, single-storey extension builds in conservation areas are covered by permitted development rights as long as:
As of 1st June 2019, relaxed planning permissions have been made permanent in England only. This means that single-storey extensions situated outside of designated land and Sites of Specific Interest won’t need planning permission, as long as glazed extensions on attached houses don’t exceed 6m or 8m for detached houses. *Subject to The Neighbour Consultation Scheme
If you require extra living space as your family grows, our range of bespoke extensions will provide the ideal finishing touch to any South East home. The right levels of experience and quality can truly make or break the quality of your renovation, so be sure to employ the very best installers around. Get in touch with the SEH BAC team today for all your home improvement needs.
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