Planning Permission

Would i need planning permission if i am using existing space to create a 2nd bedroom

Asked by Christopher on 14th Jul 2021
Expert Trade Answers
"If window is on the side of the house and below 1700 then worth a call to planning office.higher windows I feel sure planning isn't required but building regs are.
Don't get confused with the 2 both are separate entities"
Answered on 15th Jul 2021 - Member since Aug 2015 - report
"Hi, you now need planning permission to divide an existing living space"
Answered on 16th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report

You would need planning permission if you had to put an a window to the new room.

Otherwise alterations to the existing floor plan, would be allowed.

Please do not forget, you will still need to involve Building control at your local borough council.

Hope this helps

Kind regards,

Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
"if that will affect the structure of the building yes"
Answered on 1st Sep 2021 - Member since Sep 2018 - report
"No, you won't as long as it's 6ft or less so bear that in mind."
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
"No is the simple answer as long as you are not changing the external appearance, any work would how ever have to comply to current building regulations and to be classed as a bedroom it has to be a minimum size set by the governments amenity standards and it also has to have a window"
Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
Answered on 6th Apr 2022 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
"No, you don't have to take any permission If you do any work inside of your home"
Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
"You would not need planning permission if you are using an existing space to create a 2nd bedroom. You would need planning permission if the building is listed."
Answered on 23rd Mar 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"If the space existing is built on and part of drawings and no part of a load bearing wall being taken down or added to you don't need planning."
Answered on 11th Oct 2021 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
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