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House extension planning permission

Planning permissionIt really depends what sort of house extension you are after - side, rear, single storey or two storey house extension.

Under new regulations that came into effect on 1 October 2008 an extension or addition to your home is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to the following limits and conditions:

  • No more than half the area of land around the "original house" (meaning the house as it was first built or as it stood on 1 July 1948 (if it was built before that date). Although you may not have built an extension to the house, a previous owner may have done so.) would be covered by additions or other buildings.
  • No extension forward of the principal elevation or side elevation fronting a highway.
  • No extension to be higher than the highest part of the roof.
  • Maximum depth of a single-storey rear extension of 3 metres for an attached house and 4 metres for a detached house.
  • Maximum height of a single storey rear extension of 4 metres.
  • Maximum depth of a rear extension of more than 1 storey of 3 metres including ground floor.
  • Maximum eaves height of an extension within 2 metres of a boundary of 3 metres.
  • Side extensions to be single storey with maximum height of 4 metres and width no more than half that of the original house.
  • 2 storey extensions no closer than 7 metres to the rear boundary.
  • Roof pitch of extensions higher than 1 storey to match existing house.
  • Materials to be similar in appearance to existing house.
  • No verandas, balconies or raised platforms.
  • Upper-floor, side facing windows to be obscure glazed; any opening to be 1.7 metres above the floor.
  • On designated land such as national parks and the Broads, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, conservation areas and World Heritage Sites - no permitted development for rear extensions of more than 1 storey.
  • On designated land no cladding of the exterior.
  • On designated land no side extensions.

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