Permitted Development

  • Converting attached buildings such as garages
  • Single storey extensions and conservatories
  • Loft conversions
  • Porches
  • Gate, walls and fences
  • Swimming pools
  • Building / Converting a basement


Take note that although many domestic extensions and out-buildings to houses do not require a Planning Application or Planning Consent, they must comply with a number of rules and regulations. Also, if your property is a period, listed or heritage building, or is in a conservation area development rights may be more restricted.

Contact us for a free consultation so that we can advise you on the steps and regulations that need to be adhered to, to comply with current legislation therefore avoiding delays. Planning legislation and policy are always changing, so it’s always best to contact your local property experts to keep informed of regulations that may have changed if you are planning development projects in the near future.