Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Bedford
A loft conversion for your Bedford house is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to select limits and conditions. If you don't need to alter the roofline of your Bedford home and can fit the works inside the existing roof cover then you should be able to do the work under permitted development (unless you are in a conservation area). When you call 01234 604 396, we'll tell you how to work out whether you will need to get planning permission, what building regulations to consider, and any other permissions you may need in place before you get started.
Contact Local Bedford Planning Authority For Conversion Permission
If you are uncertain about the measurements for your conversion or you're wondering which regulations apply to your home, we suggest consulting your local planning authority. You should contact your Bedford planning authority for loft conversion permission before making any changes to your home.
Did you know that you can increase your chances of securing planning permission for your loft conversion with a couple of easy tweaks? Loft conversions in Bedford must not exceed the a number of allowances in order to be permitted.
Bedford, Bedfordshire Building Regulations
Most loft conversions from Loft Conversions Bedford can be carried out without planning permission, but you'll still need to satisfy building regulations. Part K of the building regulations sets measures to prevent, falling, collisions and impact and will likely apply to your loft conversion in Bedford.
Remember that your loft conversion will be considered a permitted development as long as you conform to standards that have been set out by the government. It's worth bearing in mind that any additions or modifications made to your home by previous homeowners will need to conform to your planning permission in order to be approved.
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Loft Conversions Bedford 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 in advance. According to most councils, dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.