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Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2016’

  • Removing disabled access ramp in lounge

    I’m currently converting my garage into a lounge and as it’s on a different level (4 inches) from the rest of my house, to comply with building regs I need to provide a disabled access ramp to connect the lounge to the hall. Clearly this …

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  • Converting Carport of Linked Detached

    Hello Sir, I’m buying a Linked detached house in Leeds, This house has Carport at Rear which was done in 90’s. I’m planning to convert the Carport to a Garage (part of it) and also a new little porch to enter the house to living …

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  • A Cabin

    What size cabin could I build in my rural garden without planning permission and would I still need a warrant and drawings if I was taking on the work myself? Thankyou Question Posted By – Esther In Area – East Central Scotland

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  • Flagpole

    Do you need planning permission to erect a freestanding flagpole in the front garden of a semi detached house. It is not a conservation area or listed building. Are their height restrictions on it? Question Posted By – Stephen In Area – East Central Scotland

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  • New roof

    I live in a block of eight flats. We would like to replace the slate roof with concrete tiles and the cast iron guttering and down pipes with upvc. The building was built around 1910. Would we require planning permission before the work can go …

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  • Building a Garage on a Separate Plot

    I have just bought a plot next to my home and wish to build a standard prefab garage, The plot did have a garage but it fell down and was removed. I have contacted the council and they say i need planning permission but this …

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  • Boundry encroachment of building

    My neighbour has build a swimmingpool “shed” 6×4 mtrs x 2.8mtrs high. It encroaches onto my property by 50cms at one end and 15cms at other. the flat roof slopes to my side with no guttering to gather rain water. What is my first step …

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  • Permission refused

    Hello, I would like some advice on what sized building can be built if planning permission is refused on a project? It would be the maximum size without having to apply for any planning permission at all? Would this still then need a building warrant? …

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