Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Exeter
Contact an architect or builder to find out whether you need to get planning permission. Relying on the roof structure / planning constraints, a loft conversion is a straightforward way to develop your home. When you call 01392 984 079, 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 started.
Contact Local Exeter Planning Authority For Conversion Permission
If you are unsure about any of the measurements for your conversion or you're wondering if the regulations apply to your home, we recommend consulting your local planning authority. We always say that it's better to contact your planning authority before drafting final plans for a loft conversion to avoid any troubles or added costs.
You can increase your chances of securing planning permission for your loft conversion with a couple of easy tweaks. To increase your chances of planning permission it's worth proposing to use products that are sustainable and eco-friendly.
Exeter, Devon Building Regulations
If you live in a listed building, you will also need to obtain listed building consent. Part K of the building regulations sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and will likely apply to your loft conversion from Loft Conversions Exeter.
Remember that your loft conversion will be considered a permitted development as long as you conform to standards that have been set out by the government. 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 Exeter 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. In Exeter, all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.