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  • Replacing a fence

    Hi, can you help? Do I need planning permission to replace a wooden fence that is on top of my stone wall. I understand the restrictions of height issues. The height would be as before? I do live in a conservation area. Thanks Fran

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  • No permission for 38 year old extension

    hi bought our property 10 years ago now reselling and have ben told that the extension onto the side of the house 1 storey which was erected approx. 38 years ago has no documentation where which I find strange . As I wouldnot off thought …

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  • Garden outhouse change of use

    I have a brick outhouse in my back garden with an internal floor dimension of 8’x5′ It is currently used for storage but I am currently waiting on planning permission to change the use to a small dog grooming workspace. It already has electricity but …

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  • Patio doors

    Do I need planning permission for turning my back window into patio doors?? I live in west holmes gardens Musselburgh I want to put 5or 6ft doors in and that would be installing a longer lintel.. thank you stuart

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  • Plans Drawn Scotland

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  • Upvc windows

    I purchased my flat in a conservation area 8 years ago, it however had upvc windows placed in 2007. Has the planninjg law changed since then and was that allowed in that period. I know I certainly wouldnt get planning permission now. I do have …

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  • Mezzanine sleeping area in loft space

    This question relates to the question below about tandem/backyard development. The ceiling height in the cottage is 247cm. I would like to build a mezzanine sleeping area which would be accessed from the living room and sit above what is currently the bedroom. How do …

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  • Permitted development tandem/backland

    The permitted development rules in relation to conservatories and extensions refer to the back and side of the property i.e. planning permission is not required for certain alterations to the side or rear of the building. My house is set considerably from the road with …

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  • Patio sliding doors

    Do i need planning permission to install patio sliding doors to the kitchen which is situated at the back of my house? and how much is it likely to cost for drawings and permission if so? Many thanks.

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  • Loft Access

    Hi, I have, at present, a fold down loft access hatch in my hall. Builder of my house has floored the loft space and lined the walls. can i install a staircase in place of the loft hatch which is restrictive for access and, in …

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  • Velux window in roof

    Do I require either planning permission or a building warrant to install a velux window into the roof work will be done by a qualified builder?

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