Last edited 17 Apr 2019

Planning Permission For Oak Garages and Outbuildings

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[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.

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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