Last edited 15 Nov 2020

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Planning Permission For Oak Garages and Outbuildings

--The Classic Barn Company 11:36, 28 Mar 2020 (BST)


[edit] Introduction

Planning rules for garages relate to the size and position of the building in relation to your property and those around it.

In some cases, oak garages and similar buildings can be built without the need for planning permission. This is because they can fall within the parameters of what is known as permitted development.

[edit] Permitted development or planning permission

Outbuildings can be considered to be permitted development, subject to them meeting a list of conditions which include:

When considering or designing a garage or outbuilding it is important to consider all factors including the process of gaining planning permission for buildings which may be marginally outside the permitted development conditions. For those wishing to assess their properties permitted development status, you can download a useful guide from the contributor of this article.

Some organisations that build oak garages will be able to provide detailed guidance and support on an individual basis, to help you make an informed decision about any building you may wish to erect.

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