It really depends on how far away your garage is from the main house. You shouldn't need planning permission but will need to satisfy Local Authority Building Regulations. This is a fairly simple process and involves a small fee as well as inspections from the District LA surveyor. The main things being that it is adequately insulated, is not used as an additional bedroom (unless attached to the house) and all methods used to convert the garage do not affect the structural integrity of the garage itself.
If you are unsure please contact me and I can advise you further and provide a quotation if you need.
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