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Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2016’

  • satellite dish

     What permission do i need to place a satellite dish on my flat roof Question Posted By – john mc bride In Area – West Central Scotland This question has been asked in a Scottish region any response below will be specific to Scottish Planning …

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  • garage + store

    Good Afternoon, I have recently bought the Old School House in Forbestown, Strathdon, it is a C listed buliding and wonder what permission I need to construct a stand alone garage for one car and a adjoining store behind the property. I plan to use …

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  • Flats and short term holiday lets

    Hi there Can I use my flat as a short term holiday let without planning permission? The deeds have a clause saying it can’t be used as anything other than a domestic dwelling. There are 2 bedrooms and I would let the whole property out. …

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  • Swapping kitchen and bathroom

    Hello, I live in a ground floor flat and I want to swap my kitchen and bedroom. I’ve been told it’s perfectly doable but I need planning permission- is this true? Question Posted By – Orlagh Mcglade In Area – West Central Scotland This question …

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  • Portakabin

    We are actually Highland council, we live in a company house right next to my husbands work. The next nearest building is around 1 mile or more away. Do we need to apply for planning permission for a portakabin 48 foot by 13 in our …

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  • Roofless dwelling renovation

    I have the opportunity to renovate an old ‘Salmon Bothy’, that was last inhabited as a shepherd’s accommodation. Until a few years ago it had a roof but that has now gone and what is left are the four external walls and chimney and remnants …

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  • Completion of work where no Building Warrant

    I have written confirmation from Building Control that I don’t now need a Building Warrant as exemption applies to both new cattery buildings. Being exempt seem to have taken councils building control by surprise (as they described it as having “opened a can of worms”). …

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  • Planning permission but no building warrant

    Dating back about 20 years, the previous owners applied to convert an outbuilding to an office. This conversion took place but, it seems, a building warrant was never applied for. We have no documentation for plans or specs. How can we we get a retrospective …

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