Category Archives: Collection Permitted Development

Planning Success – Appeal Allowed for works to property in a Conservation Area, Durham

We are delighted and disappointed for this planning success, which relates to a property in a conservation area, Durham. … More >>

What is an Article 4 Direction? A Homeowner’s Guide

“Article 4 Direction” – Don’t Panic, It’s Not as Scary as it Sounds!More >>

Converting Your Garage into Extra Living Space: What You Need to Know

We all love more space in our homes, whether it’s an office nook, craft room, or just a cozy snug.… More >>

Planning Success – Gloucester Certificate of Lawfulness

We are thrilled to have worked with a client in Gloucester to secure a certificate of lawful development for their operational development consisting of a rear roof dormer addition which had been present on a property for a period of more than 4 years.… More >>

Planning Success – Planning Permission in Elwick, Hartlepool

We are happy to announce that our client, Graeme Pearson at GAP Design secured planning permission in Elwick,  Hartlepool, for the erection of a single storey flat roof extension to rear of an existing public house to provide restaurant area, conversion of existing former stables, storage area to provide 3no.… More >>

Changes to Planning Enforcement Timescales

Homeowners and developers, take note – the new Levelling Up and Regeneration Act (LURA) introduces several changes to planning enforcement timescales aimed at strengthening planning enforcement across England.… More >>

Planning Advice for Homeowners and Developers

Wondering about planning permissions, costs or timelines for your next project? You’ve come to the right place.… More >>

What Can Be Built Without Planning Permission?

In England, planning permission is usually required before undertaking any significant building or development projects.… More >>

HMO’s & Certificates of Lawful Development

“What do I do if I don’t have confirmation that either I didn’t require planning permission for my HMO or that the continuous use as a HMO would now be lawful given the timescales involved?”

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Do I need Advertisement Consent?

As independent town planning consultants, we at Planning House recognise the significance of Advertisement Consent, so in this article we aim to shed light on its importance and when it is required.… More >>