Loft Planning Permission by Loft Conversions Brighton
Loft Conversions Brighton will tell you that planning permission is just one of the things you need to think about when getting your loft converted. We'll tell you how to work out whether you will need to get planning permission, what building regulations to consider, and any other permissions you may need in place before you get moving.
Cases Without Planning Permission In Brighton, East Sussex
In any circumstances you are advised to contact your local planning authority for guidance on local policy before starting any work.
If you plan to make the loft space in your home more accessible or more habitable by installing a staircase and improving it by boarding it out and lining the walls / rafters etc, more extensive work is likely to be required and the building regulations are likely to apply. Part K of the building regulations sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and may be relevant when carrying out a loft conversion.
Need Planning Permission In Brighton
According to the Brighton council, all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission. Loft Conversions Brighton will need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom).
Remember that you should consult your local planning authority before undertaking any work on your property.
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