Use of Skylight in Low Head Height Loft Conversion for Building Regs


Postby ivorhooper » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:42 pm

Hello all,

in order to get building regs sign off for a loft conversion, is it permissible to use a skylight in the apex of the roof above the top of the stairs in order to get to the 2m minimum head room height?
Would you then need planning permission?
I've attached an example of the type of skylight that I'm talking about.
thanks

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Postby michaelscad » Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:30 pm

confusing the issue here, top of stairs isn't a room, planning permissiion depends - is it overlookng neighbours? Is it front or rear?
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Postby Thor45 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:40 pm

What kind of stairs are you going to use? Maybe think about loft ladder mate.
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