Do I Need Planning Permission For A Wooden Conservatory?
The addition of a conservatory to your home is classified as a “permitted development and according to the 2008 legislation, you do not need to apply for a planning permission to add a wooden conservatory to your home so far you are within some particular limits. These regulations are summarized below:
• All extensions must not be more than one storey and the height must be lower or equal to the existing building’s roof or 4m at the maximum.
• There are multiple limitations on the extent you can extend from your existing property depending on a few factors such as the type of your house as well as the location of the extension, be it at the rear or side of the building.
• If your wooden conservatory is to be constructed at the rear, it must not go beyond 3 metres from the attached house’s original property and 4 metres in a detached house. Also, the wooden conservatory mustn’t go beyond half the space around the property.
• The wooden conservatory must not go beyond half the size of the original house. Similar conditions govern that of the space around the existing building.
• Extensions that are not covered by the permitting rights are the ones constructed in front of the property or those directly facing the main street or road.
• Listed Building content may be needed in the event whereby there’s a Listed Building proposed work.
This is just a brief of the conditions that applies, however, the fact remains most property owners can have a wooden conservatory installed without having to apply for planning permission. It is advisable to consult your local planning office before you construct an extension. In certain cases, all work may require planning permission if there’s a permitted development rights removal. Click here to learn more about wooden conservatories