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Applying 4 planning permission b4 existing permission starts

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2008 1:02 pm
by Alan T
I am renovating a 200 year old unlisted property and have planning permission for a substantial extention joined onto one side of the property. I have not started the extention yet (other than having slab down) but wish to apply for permission to convert the loft, fitting dormers/roof lights in the existing building.
My concern is that if the application is rejected, I then lose my existing permission for the extention. The local planning dept. cannot give me a straight answer. The property is not overlooked and I cannot foresee planning being a problem, but obviously cannot be sure. This problem would be avoided if I completed the extention first, but this does not fit in with my financial planning, given the current economic circumstances

Anyone have any similar experiences?


Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:13 pm
by gasmick
hi i thought that as from 1st oct 2008 planning permision is not req for loft covertions and can be up to 50 m3
i understand that you will only req building regs


Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:19 pm
by Alan T
Hi Mick,

Hadn't heard that! Good news if correct!

Many thanks for your post.


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