Alarmingly, we hear that some buyers have been advised that they don’t need planning permission for their garden room, when they know they do.
What’s the Planning Permission position when building a granny annexe in your garden. The Log Cabin Home have produced a detailed article which answers some of the key questions you should ask.
A Certificate of Lawfulness is different to Planning Permission, but does give you proof that the building work is legal, as is the intended use of the building.
Many readers are looking to add an extension to the house, new rules allow you to add bigger extensions without the need for planning permission
In many cases you won’t need planning permission to build a garden room as they fall into Permitted Development, however if you live in a Listed Building, a National Park, a Site of Natural Beauty or a World Heritage site you will need to apply for Planning Permission to install a garden room. The height […]
What should you think about when choosing a garden room for a small garden, this guide should help!
A guest blog from the team at The Home Office Company about finding a garden office that will appeal to the planning department… Whilst it’s true that most garden buildings don’t require planning permission, listed properties and properties in areas of outstanding natural beauty almost certainly will. So how do you convince the planners that […]
A must for anyone considering buying a garden room, is a visit to the governments Planning Portal, they have a useful tool for indentifying if your garden room needs planning permission, or falls within the householders permitted development rights. The tool shows various different scenarios in 3D, for instance if you live in a listed […]
Garden rooms often don’t require planning permission, but it is important that you check before you buy. This guide looks at the basic planning regulations for garden buildings. Even if your garden room is at the bottom of your garden it’s important that you check with your local planning office as to whether you need […]