Size of garage before planning permission required

How big may a garage be before planning permission is needed?

Asked by duncan on 27th Oct 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"It's not down to size there are other specifications to take into account such as wether you property has already been extended, where it is situated on your property. Your best option is to contact your local authorities planning division who will let yopu know."
Answered on 27th Oct 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"You can build a garage or outbuilding on your property without planning permission as long as it's of a reasonable size – no higher than 4 metres. Do bear in mind though that outbuildings cannot take up more than half of the land around the original property."
Answered on 3rd Nov 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"This depends on where your gararge is located. If you are in a preservation area planning is usually required. Most other areas a gararge will come under permited development providing you do not exceed 50% of a rear garden area and it is 2meters away from a party wall or fence and does not exceed 3meters high. To be sure it is always best to ask your local department by submiting an enquiry.. they are usually helpful."
Answered on 27th Oct 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"Hi Duncan u don’t need permission under 30 SQM but if u need any drain work then u need building reg thanks Harjit S Dhillon"
Answered on 28th Oct 2022 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
"Size is usually 2m500 hight and width depending on area u live in call the local council"
Answered on 29th Oct 2022 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
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