Loft Planning Permission by Loft Conversions Derby
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. To check whether you need to get planning permission before starting your loft conversion, you'll need an architect or builder.
Cases Without Planning Permission In Derby, Derbyshire
Whatever your circumstances we advise you 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 could be relevant when carrying out a loft conversion.
Need Planning Permission In Derby
According to the Derby council, all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission. If you are planning on extending beyond the limits and conditions of pd, or your property is listed or located in a conversation area, then you will need to apply for planning permission with the help of Loft Conversions Derby.
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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