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Need Planning Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Barnet

It's important to know whether you'll need planning permission before you begin - especially as it can take a long time to get approval - and you'll also need to make sure that your conversion meets building regulations. To check whether you need to get planning permission, you'll need an architect or builder to confirm this. Here at Loft Conversions Barnet, we give you the lowdown on planning a loft conversion.

Planning Permission For Loft Conversions Barnet Loft Conversions

Have you considered that you are going to need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom).

Installing a stair to your loft space and improving it by boarding it out and lining the walls / rafters? More extensive work is likely to be required and the building regulations are likely to apply. Building regulations are there to make sure that any work done by Loft Conversions Barnet is structurally sound, that any new room is fire safe and that sound is reasonably insulated between the loft and the rooms below.

Cases Without Needing Planning Permission In Barnet, Greater London

If you've got questions about roof structure / planning constraints, a loft conversion or other home improvement projects that you can undertake without needing planning permission, contact Loft Conversions Barnet. While you won't always need planning permission, you will definitely need to have building regulations approval on structural elements and electrical works.

You might be surprised to find out what you don't need planning for when it comes to your loft conversion and what can be considered to be permitted development. Creating a new vehicular access onto an unclassified road can be done under pd, but you will need planning permission to create accesses onto classified roads.

Loft Conversion Rules In Barnet

Have you thought about appointing a specialist loft conversion company? Loft conversion projects can be complex and often include liability so it's worth discussing your project with a specialist site insurance provider before starting work.

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