Garden Pleasure is pleased to be able to
offer a certain level of advice to customers in relation to the Planning
Regulations connected with Garden Buildings.
Customers should not treat this information
as exhaustive. Additional information can be view at www.planningportal.go.uk
Planning Rules describe a Garden Shed as ‘Timber Sectional
Rules are laid out in National Legislation
but customers are required to note that sometimes amended rules apply to Local
Authorities in your area
There may be certain Restrictions which
apply down to the level of your own property in the form of Covenants which may
restrict your ability to introduce a structure to you garden etc
The general purpose of Planning Rules is to
ensure that you do not introduce a structure that will
- impede your neighbours’ enjoyment of their land, or
- change the appearance of your property when view from the road
You will need planning permission if;
structure is situated forward of the existing house.
structure is more than a single storey structure and have an eaves height
greater than 2.50m (and is higher than 4m with a pitched roof or 3m for
any other roof).
outbuilding, garage is located beyond the side elevation of the property
and faces the highway.
structure is within 2.00m of a boundary, the maximum height of any
structure is greater than 2.50m.
structure has a veranda, balcony or raised platform.
- No more than
50% of the land around the "original house" is covered by
additions or other buildings
You will not need planning permission for;
shed which complies with the above limits
Summer House with Porch at Ground Level
- ‘Kennel’ not
being used for Commercial Purposes
Office’ so long as your use of the premises does not increase the volume
of traffic in your area as a consequence of Commercial Purposes