What UK Planning Permission Do You Need For a Property Extension?

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Planning permission is one of the most important documents required before a property can be sold or rented. This applies to both owners and tenants who wish to increase their living space. If you are looking to buy or build a new house, you will need planning permission to add on to the property.

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Depending on the type of development you want to construct the number of bedrooms and bathrooms that you will have is going to vary. You will also need planning permission if you wish to turn the property into an office, pub, shop or even a bed and breakfast. There are certain types of building which are exempt from this requirement, such as houses and schools.

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If you are buying or building a property you will also need planning permission, and it is essential that you find out what the planning authority requires from you. This is especially true if you are purchasing a property overseas. You need to check with your property owner, builder or architect and ensure that they get the planning authority necessary for your project. You should always seek professional help with any aspect of your property, including planning permission, as if you don’t then you could find yourself out of pocket or facing problems later down the line. One of the most common requests is for a Timber Framed Extension. A good example of timber framed extensions are in the link.

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