Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Brighton
It's important to know whether you'll need planning permission before you begin and you'll also need to make sure that your conversion meets building regulations. If you don't need to alter the roofline of your Brighton home and can fit the works inside the existing roof cover then you should be able to do the work under permitted development (unless you are in a conservation area). If your planned loft conversion does not meet set criteria then you will need to complete a planning application.
Contact Local Brighton Planning Authority For Conversion Permission
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. You should contact your Brighton planning authority for loft conversion permission before making any changes to your premises.
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Brighton, East Sussex Building Regulations
When converting a loft, you will always need building regulations approval. Part K of the building regulations sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and will likely apply to your loft conversion in Brighton.
Converting loft space is often much more difficult (and expensive) than most people think. It's worth bearing in mind that any additions or modifications made to your home by previous homeowners will need to conform to your planning permission in order to be approved.
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Loft Conversions Brighton Rules And Regulations For Loft Conversions
The regulations your loft conversion needs to conform to will be similar across the UK but do differ slightly so it's best to check in advance. 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.