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Do you need planning permission for a basement UK?
Last Updated: 5th April, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, how big can a building be without planning permission?
The permitted development rules have recentlybeenrelaxed, allowing you to build an extensionwithoutplanning permission of up to six metres (or eightmetres ifyour house is detached).
Furthermore, what is the 4 year rule in planning permission? The '4 Year Rule' allows you to make aformalapplication for a certificate to determine whetheryourunauthorised use or development can become lawful throughthepassage of time — not through compliance with spacestandards— and can be continued without the need forplanningpermission.
Keeping this in view, do you need planning permission to turn a garage into a room?
Planning permission is not usually requiredtoconvert your garage into additionallivingspace for your home, providing the work is internalanddoes not involve enlarging the building. Aconditionattached to a planning permission may alsorequirethat the garage remain as aparkingspace.
Can you live in a log cabin without planning permission?
You cannot build a log cabin with abalconyor veranda without planning permission. Youcan builddecking in front of your property, as long as thedecking is nothigher than 300mm.