BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle

BBC Panorama The Mobile Home Swindle

BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle: Highlights the importance of proper planning permission for mobile homes In this blog, we’ll delve into The BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle and the importance of obtaining the correct planning permission to avoid legal and financial pitfalls. In today’s news, the BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle uncovered some troubling stories.  […]

Government planning application fee increase December 2023

planning application fee increase 2023

Planning application fee increase 2023 Planning application fees will increase from 6th December 2023 due to legislative amendments.  The Government expects the fee increase to result in increased investment in the planning service, however, we are not holding our breath! The main points of the legislation changes affecting planning fee applications are as follows: Application […]

The Caravan Act – Everything you need to know

The Caravan Act

Introduction to the Caravan Act With NAPC using a dual application approach to our planning applications, the Caravan Act will be a term that will come up. NAPC’s planning success rate stands at 93%,  however, the dual application approach provides two chances of success. In addition,  if the Certificate of Lawfulness (mobile home application)  is […]

Does using your annexe as an Airbnb require planning permission?

Does using your annexe as an Airbnb require planning permission? This is a frequent question we get asked. Read on to find out the answers to this question, and more. If you have erected an outbuilding under permitted development for incidental purposes, you must use it for that purpose. In the short term at least.  […]

Mobile Home or Householder Application?

householder application

Householder Annexe Application vs Certificate of Lawfulness for Annexes If you’re planning a granny annexe, and it could be built in a way that meets the definition of a mobile home, you might benefit from a strategic move. Consider submitting both a Householder Application and a Certificate of Lawfulness application. This “dual approach” essentially gives […]

Granny Annexe Planning Q&A

Granny Annexe Planning - your questions answered

Granny Annexe Planning Q&A! We recently posted a Granny Annexe Planning Q&A on Social Media and received lots of questions. We know that whether you’re considering an annexe for ageing parents, adult children, or extra living space, navigating the annexe and mobile home planning application process can feel overwhelming. But fear not, we’ve got the […]


Annexes are now a popular addition to many family homes to provide additional accommodation.

Mobile Home

NAPC provide a service to help you establish whether your mobile home meets the definition of a caravan and can apply for a Certificate of Lawfulness

Garden Room

Looking to install a garden room at your property? Unsure about planning permission or building regulations for garden rooms?

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