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Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Barnet

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 your Barnet property is listed or located in a conversation area, then you will need to apply for planning permission. If your planned loft conversion does not meet set criteria then you will need to complete a planning application.

Contact Local Barnet Planning Authority For Conversion Permission

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. You should contact your Barnet planning authority for loft conversion permission before making any changes to your premises.

You can increase your chances of securing planning permission for your loft conversion with a couple of easy tweaks. To increase your chances of planning permission it's worth proposing to use products that are sustainable and eco-friendly.

Barnet, Greater London Building Regulations

When converting a loft, you will always need building regulations approval. Building regulations are in place to make sure that any work done is structurally sound, that the new room of your loft conversion is fire safe and that sound is reasonably insulated between the loft and the rooms below.

Converting loft space is often much more difficult (and expensive) than most people think. Loft conversion projects can be complex and often include liability assumed under the Party Wall Act 1996, so it's worth discussing your project with a specialist site insurance provider before proceeding.

Loft Conversions Barnet Rules And Regulations For Loft Conversions

The rules for loft conversions differ between England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. According to the Barnet council, all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.

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