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Self Help Guide – Common Householder Projects

We have put together some general pre-application advice for common householder projects to assist you.

Please note that Conservation Areas and Listed Buildings have not been considered in the guidance and we suggest you seek the advice of a Planning Agent who specialises in heritage and conservation projects.

Porches Guidance
Side Extensions
Rear Extensions (including conservatories)
Roof Alterations and Loft Conversions (Including dormer windows and rooflights)
Garages & Garage Conversions
Front Boundaries & Hardsurfacing

Planning Portal Interactive Guides

Interactive House - Allows you to select a type of householder development from a 3D picture.

Common Projects Guides - Allows you to select a type of development from a list.

Interactive Guides from the Planning Portal.

Listed Building?

Find out if your property is a Listed Building through English Heritage

Conservation Area?

Find out if your property is in a Conservation Area using the property search in our online Public Access system, then click the constraints tab.

Last updated on: 11/07/2022 - 15:24