Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Harrow
Planning permission is required from your local authority where you extend or alter the roof space and it exceeds specified limits and conditions. Don't forget that you will also 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). Loft Conversions Harrow provides guidance for making alterations to the loft space of an existing house which is no more than two storeys high.
Contact Local Harrow 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 Harrow planning authority for loft conversion permission before making any changes to your property.
Did you know that you can increase your chances of securing planning permission for your loft conversion with a couple of easy tweaks? Contact Loft Conversions Harrow to find out more. Loft conversions in Harrow must not exceed the a number of allowances in order to be permitted.
Harrow, Greater London Building Regulations
If you decide to lay flooring boards over the existing joists in the loft space, then this may require a building regulations application to building control. Part K of the building regulations sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and will likely apply to your loft conversion.
If you are carrying out loft conversion works and are managing the project yourself you should arrange conversion insurance to cover the new works and the existing structure. 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.
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Loft Conversions Harrow Rules And Regulations For Loft Conversions
The regulations your loft conversion needs to conform to will be similar across the UK but do differ slightly so it's best to check ahead of starting your conversion. In Harrow, all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and any dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.