Loft Planning Permission by Loft Conversions Portsmouth
It's important to know whether you are going to need planning permission before you start - especially as it can take a long time to get approval - and you'll also need to make sure that your conversion meets building regulations. We can tell you how to work out if you will need to get planning permission, what building regulations to think about, and any other permissions you may need in place before you get moving.
Cases Without Planning Permission In Portsmouth, Hampshire
In all circumstances you are advised to contact your local planning authority for guidance on local policy before starting any work.
If you want to make your loft space more accessible by installing a staircase or by boarding it out and lining the walls, more extensive work is likely to be required and the building regulations are likely to apply. Part K of the building regulations is concerned with measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and is usually relevant when carrying out a loft conversion.
Need Planning Permission In Portsmouth
Loft Conversions Portsmouth know that in almost every case concerning a residential property, you will need loft conversion planning permission. Provided they don't measure more than 3m², lofts can be added without needing planning permission.
If you've got any questions about the rules in place or need to clarify anything, it's always better to be safe than sorry and to contact your local planning authority.
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