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Planning Permission

October 2016.

see also Detailed Planning Permission Outline Planning Permission Taking On The Planners What is planning permission?

Planning permission must be obtained for all new houses and for most alterations. There are a few exceptions to do with small additions such as porches (although these may have been removed by condition. It is […]

Detailed Planning Permission

This is a very different matter from outline planning permission and as the name suggests, the fine details of the design are ironed out at this stage. This can in some cases be very detailed indeed. For instance, if you want to build in an existing conservation area it may well get right down to […]

Outline Planning Permission

Don’t confuse planning permission (either outline or detailed) with Building RegulationsThese are the mass of regulations that cover safety, health, welfare, convenience, energy efficiency etc. in the way buildings are constructed. Not to be confused with Planning consent (which is more to do with whether you can put up the building in the first place). […]