I have recently had planning approval for a double side extension (with hip end). Planning rejected my initial plan to have a gable end (not in keeping with the houses on the street which are majority hip ends). The reason I wanted a gable end is so I could do an in-roof loft conversion and run stairs up side wall of new build utilising the sapce created from a gable end.
My question being, under Permitted Development I am entitle to do a loft conversion (with hip - gable end) as I meet all the requirements, less than 50m3 etc. Can I go ahead and build the gable end and crack on with the conversion or do I need to build the hip roof on the new extension (to align with submitted plans) first?
Obviosuly I do not want to put a hip end on, then pull it down and build up the gable end and put the new roof on...makes no sense as I have explained to planning but fell on deaf ears. Likewise I do not want to build the gable end up only for planning to tell me it is not acceptable as I have not constructed the extension as per agreed plans.
Numerous neighbours have already done a hip-gable and from I can see no application made for a Legal Development Certificate (not legally required).
I am currently getting quotes for the gable end and full loft conversion and building control have told me they will aprove anything as long as it is built correctly.
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