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Planning Hub If you're asking yourself 'can I build a house in my garden', and how to go about gaining planning permission, planning consultant Ken Dijksman explains all
Planning Hub The Paragraph 79 clause of the National Planning Policy Framework, could be just the ticket to building a home in the countryside. Find out how it works
Listed building consent ensures any changes or alterations made to listed buildings are done sympathetically. Here's what you need to know
Lawful Development Certificates are a useful tool to define whether you're eligible for Permitted Development or on the road to Planning Permission. Find out more
Planning Hub What is retrospective planning and why might you need it? Planning consultant Simon Rix explains all
Planning Hub Planning permission for sheds is not always required but there are instances where it may be needed — we guide you through what you need to know
Planning Hub We explain the implications of designing a home in a conservation area and how to carefully plan your application
Planning Hub There are a couple of key rules you need to be aware of to stay on the right side of the law when creating an annexe, says planning consultant Ken Dijksman
Planning Hub Plots in designated areas, such as an AONB or Conservation Area, hold strong appeal to self builders - but can you actually get permission from the local planners to build?