Do I need Planning Permission?
Do I Need Planning Permission?
Permitted development rights enable you to make certain changes without formal planning permission.
Temporary rules allowing larger single-storey rear extensions to be built under permitted development apply for development between 30 May 2013 and 30 May 2016.
See the link below to Extensions (on the Planning Portal) for further details of the Notification of a Proposed Larger Home Extension.
Get the latest general advice from the Planning Portal using the link below.
The Council have a pre-application advice service which we advise you to use prior to submitting an application or carrying out development. This can be found on the following links:
It is your responsibility for seeking, or not seeking, planning permission. If required, planning permission must be granted before any work begins or you may be liable to enforcement action.
Even if you do not need Planning Permission you may need approval of your works to ensure that they comply with the Building Regulations. For further details please visit the Building Control section of the website.
Individual Validation Checklists for different application types.
A Planning Portal page with explanation of permitted development for house extensions, including the temporary changes for Proposed Larger Home Extensions.
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