Following on from my previous explanatory blog there is still no conclusive decision but it sounds like something relating to relaxation of Permitted Development for rear extensions is going to get through Parliament soon. If I were Mr Pickles I'd settle for 4 metres rear extension on an attached house and 5 or 6 metres for a detached house. It is worth remembering that all it will mean is that if you require larger than Permitted Development allows a planning application must be submitted to the Local Authority, it does not meant that anything larger will be automatically refused. I often attain permission for attached properties with rear extensions of 4 metres plus. As soon as news breaks I shall update this blog.

With 2013 in full swing and the days lengthening again, it's great that the applications submitted before Christmas are now coming back with Planning Permission. ArchitEXE have acheived some fantastic and diverse permissions this month including a...

You may well have heard in the news that Permitted Development rights may be relaxed for extensions to residential properties, but what exactly would this mean for you?...



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