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Relax in Building Regulations and Building a 2 Story Extension - How Feasible?

Postby worktopsorg » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:19 pm

I live in a mid terraced house. A previous neighbor installed a huge conservatory next door that blocks out all of the light to my kitchen. it has frosted glass on the side facing my property.

i understand that the building regs on extensions have been relaxed and wondered if i could build a 2 story extension? It would obviously need to face back and not have windows that 'overlook' their property.

Any idea of this is feasible?

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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:20 am

The only way to find that out is to submit an outline plan of what you propose to the planning department.
you will need to draw a plan from a birds eye view with the plan diamensions with a compass direction, then a veiw of what it is going to look like from each angle.just going to the planning office with a small undetailed plan will be rejected.
or you can hire an architect to draw it for you
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Postby michaelbailey » Wed May 06, 2015 10:16 am

many people are confused with this relaxation of permitted dev. building regulations have never been relaxed and never will be they are for structural stability and safety. permitted dev. is a planning issue
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