Prior approval householder extensions

Town & Country planning (general permitted development) order 1995 (as amended)

Guidance Note for 42 day Householder (single storey rear extensions) Prior Approval applications

The new legislation (statutory instrument 2013 No.1101) comes into force on the 30th May 2013, and relates to single storey rear extensions (between 3 metres and 6 metres for terraced/semi-detached houses), and between 4 metres and 8 metres for detached houses.  The new changes require that applicants submit a basic level of information with their Prior Notification application for the application to be determined by the local planning authority.

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Please note that that these changes are for a temporary period, and all development must be completed by 30th May 2019.

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