Loft Planning Permission by Loft Conversions Luton
It's important to know whether you are going to need planning permission before you start - especially as it can take a long time to get approval - and you'll also need to make sure that your conversion meets building regulations. To check whether you need to get planning permission before starting your loft conversion, you'll need an architect or builder.
Cases Without Planning Permission In Luton, Bedfordshire
In all circumstances you are advised to contact your local planning authority for guidance on local policy before starting any work.
If you plan to make the loft space in your home more accessible or more habitable by installing a staircase and improving it by boarding it out and lining the walls / rafters etc, more extensive work is likely to be required and the building regulations are likely to apply. Part K of the building regulations that sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact may be relevant when carrying out a loft conversion.
Need Planning Permission In Luton
If conditions were attached to the original permission for your property then you may need planning permission for your loft. Planning permission is going to be required where you extend or alter the roof space and it exceeds specified limits and conditions.
If you've got any questions about the rules in place or need to clarify anything, it's always better to be safe than sorry and to contact your local planning authority.
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