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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2013’

  • Decking Height on Slope

    Hi, I understand you do not need permission for decking that is less than 60cm in height? My garden is on a sever slope, there is an existing patio and I’d like to replace it with decking. 3 corners of it will certainly be under …

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  • Stables to residential dwelling

    Hi. Just wondering if permission would be needed to convert stables to a one level dwelling. I have heard you are able to develop on a percentage of your land to improve. Is this correct? Conversion would not increase traffic etc

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  • Planning permission for a campsite

    I live on the isle of lewis, I am hoping to start a small campsite on some land I am purchasing. Do I need planning permission if I have only 5 or less pitches ? Thanks Sam

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  • Skateboard Ramp

    Dear Sir, My neighbours have constructed a quarter pipe skateboard ramp of timber and steel. The front edge of the ramp bounds their private drive immediately adjacent to the boundary of their dropped kerb line for their drive. The ramp faces into the road. It …

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  • Changing a patio door into a window

    Two years ago we changed our patio doors in the kitchen for a double window and we put in new double glazed windows and removed the lindals in the two front . we have now sold our house and the buyers lawyers have sent us …

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  • Garage new side door

    I’d like to create a side access door into my double garage from my garden. This is for pedestrian access only. Are there any restrictions?

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  • Air Source Heat Pump

    Do we need planning permission to install an air source heat pump? I know it was the case 2 or 3 years ago, but iI have heard that the government has changed this to make it easier for homeowners? We are replacing an old oil-burning …

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  • Change a room in to shower room

    Can you help? I have a small room upstairs I want to put in a toilet and shower. Do I need a building warrant. I plan not to change the room dimensions or knock down any wall, etc.. just put in a toilet and shower/sink? …

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