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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. With just a few months left to take advantage of the relaxed planning permissions, we thought it the perfect time to explain exactly how big a building can be without the need for planning permission, including in 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:
This legislation covers houses across England under the Larger Homes Extension Scheme, ending on 30th May 2019.
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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