Are loft conversions part of permitted development?

Do all loft conversions fall under permitted development? If not, what are the exceptions?

Asked by Robert on 10th Jan 2023
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"Hi yes. If they are under 40m3 on mid terraced houses. If you want a front dormer this will require planning if facing the Highway. If sky lights are used then permitted development it is."
Answered on 10th Jan 2023 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"Yes loft conversions are part of permitted development as long as you don't change the shape of the roof i.e. add a dormer window"
Answered on 10th Jan 2023 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"A loft conversion is a permitted development, as long as certain limits and conditions are met."
Answered on 10th Jan 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"If your changing your current structures then you need permission.

If you have big or small loft and your not changing the structure just insulate plasterboard floor then you can do without planning permission."
Answered on 10th Jan 2023 - Member since Nov 2022 - report
"for Dormer you need Planning Permission. Attic is permitted"
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