Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Southampton
A loft conversion for your Southampton house is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to select limits and conditions. Relying on the roof structure / planning constraints, a loft conversion is a straightforward way to develop your home. If your planned loft conversion does not meet set criteria then you will need to complete a planning application.
Contact Local Southampton Planning Authority For Conversion Permission
If you are uncertain about the measurements for your conversion or you're wondering which regulations apply to your home, we suggest consulting your local planning authority. You should contact your Southampton planning authority for loft conversion permission before making any changes to your home.
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Southampton, Hampshire Building Regulations
Most loft conversions from Loft Conversions Southampton can be carried out without planning permission, but you'll still need to satisfy building regulations. Building regulations are in place to make sure that any work done is structurally sound, that the new room of your loft conversion is fire safe and that sound is reasonably insulated between the loft and the rooms below.
Remember that your loft conversion will be considered a permitted development as long as you conform to standards that have been set out by the government. Loft Conversions Southampton advise that you keep in mind that any additions or modifications made to your home by previous homeowners will need to conform to your planning permission in order to be approved.
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Loft Conversions Southampton Rules And Regulations For Loft Conversions
The regulations your loft conversion needs to conform to will be similar across the UK but do differ slightly so it's best to check ahead of starting any work. According to most councils, dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.