Need Permission Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Bromley
Planning permission is required from your local authority where you extend or alter the roof space and it exceeds specified limits and conditions. If your Bromley property is listed or located in a conversation area, then you will need to apply for planning permission. When you call Loft Conversions Bromley, we give you the lowdown on planning a loft conversion.
Contact Local Bromley Planning Authority For Conversion Permission
If you are unsure about any of the measurements for your conversion or you're wondering if the regulations apply to your home, we recommend consulting your local planning authority. You should contact your Bromley planning authority for loft conversion permission before starting any work.
You can increase your chances of securing planning permission for your loft conversion with a couple of easy tweaks. Loft conversions must not exceed the a number of allowances in order to be permitted.
Bromley, 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. Building regulations are in place to make sure that any work done is structurally sound, that the new room of your loft conversion is fire safe and that sound is reasonably insulated between the loft and the rooms below.
Were you aware that loft conversions are usually covered under what's called permitted development? 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 Bromley Rules And Regulations For Loft Conversions
The rules for loft conversions differ between England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. In Bromley, almost all dormers on principal elevations (fronts of homes) and all dormers in conservation areas or on listed buildings require planning permission.