External Opening Hints and Tips

Advantages

Do I Need Planning Permission Scotland

  • Frees up wall space for furniture or kitchen units.

 

 

Disadvantages

Do I Need Planning Permission Scotland

  • Loss of natural daylight.
  • Loss of natural ventilation.

 

 

Things to consider

Do I Need Planning Permission Scotland

  • Is there sufficient natural daylight provided from other windows or doors?
  • If a door is blocked of how will I gain access to where it leads to?
  • Does closure of an existing opening affect fire escape?

 

Things to remember

Do I Need Planning Permission Scotland

  • You should NOT start any works until all your permissions are in place.
  • Always use a professional to assist you with planning and building warrant applications.
  • Always get at least 3 quotes for any works. The cheapest is not necessarily the best.
  • Always check customer reviews for any company you use.
  • Remember to apply for your completion certificate once your works are completed. You should keep this completion certificate safe with your property title deeds as it may be required should you sell your house.

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Further information on External Openings

Do I Need Planning Permission For External Openings

 

External Openings Building Warrant

 

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Do I Need Planning Permission Scotland | Project Cost Estimator