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Do I need planning permission?

Find out if you need planning permission before you apply.

Some alterations to your home might not require planning permission and could be carried out as a permitted development if they satisfy certain limits and conditions. These include:

  • extensions
  • dormers
  • outbuildings
  • hard surfaces/decking
  • boundary treatments
  • other specific works

You will need to use the planning portal's interactive guidance for householders to find out if you need to apply for planning permission:

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Find out if you need planning permission

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If you are still unsure about whether you need to apply for planning permission, call the Planning department on 01902 556026.