Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Swindon
It's important to know whether you'll need planning permission before you begin and you'll also need to make sure that your conversion meets building regulations. If you don't need to alter the roofline of your Swindon home and can fit the works inside the existing roof cover then you should be able to do the work under permitted development (unless you are in a conservation area). When you call 01793 272 389, we'll tell you how to work out whether you will need to get planning permission, what building regulations to consider, and any other permissions you may need in place before you get started.
Contact Local Swindon Planning Authority For Conversion Permission
If you are unsure about any of the measurements for your conversion or you're wondering if the regulations apply to your home, we recommend consulting your local planning authority. You should contact your Swindon planning authority for loft conversion permission before making any changes to your premises.
Did you know that you can increase your chances of securing planning permission for your loft conversion with a couple of easy tweaks? Loft conversions in Swindon must not exceed the a number of allowances in order to be permitted.
Swindon, Wiltshire Building Regulations
If you decide to lay flooring boards over the existing joists in the loft space, then this may require a building regulations application to building control. Part K of the building regulations sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and will likely apply to your loft conversion from Loft Conversions Swindon.
Converting loft space is often much more difficult (and expensive) than most people think. It's worth bearing 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.
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Loft Conversions Swindon Rules And Regulations For Loft Conversions
The rules for loft conversions differ between England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. In Swindon, almost all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.