Loft Planning Permission by Loft Conversions Birmingham
Loft Conversions Birmingham will tell you that planning permission is just one of the things you need to think about when getting your loft converted. As a guide, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies certain conditions but if you're unsure, or think you might need planning permission, an initial discussion with an architect or builder should be able to confirm this.
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In all circumstances you are advised to contact your local planning authority for guidance on local policy before starting any work.
If you plan to make the loft space in your home more accessible or more habitable by installing a staircase and improving it by boarding it out and lining the walls / rafters etc, more extensive work is likely to be required and the building regulations are likely to apply. Part K of the building regulations that sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact may be relevant when carrying out a loft conversion.
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We would advise you to keep in mind that any additions or modifications made to your home by previous homeowners will need to conform to your planning permission in order to be approved. Loft Conversions Birmingham will need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom).
If you've got any questions about the rules in place or need to clarify anything, it's always better to be safe than sorry and to contact your local planning authority.
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