Do I need planning permission for my Garden Room?

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Do need planning permission for my Garden Room? In this blog we’ll explore the question, do I need planning permission for my garden room? It’s important to note that in some cases garden rooms can be constructed without any planning permission under Permitted Development (PD) rights, providing they do not include sleeping accommodation. However there […]

Do you need planning permission to knock down an outbuilding?

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Demolition: Do you need planning permission to knock down an outbuilding? You may need to demolish an outbuilding such as a shed or garage prior to building an annexe.  However, a common misconception is that you do not need planning permission to knock down an outbuilding.  Keep reading to avoid falling foul of this common […]

Do I need annexe planning permission in the Green Belt?

Annexe Planning Permission in the Green Belt Are you a homeowner and want to build a granny annexe or garden room but live in the Green Belt? If the answer is yes, you may be concerned about the impact that living in the Green Belt can have on your planning application. This blog covers how […]

The Granny Annexe is on the rise

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Granny Annexe Success Story     At NAPC we like to keep our eyes and ears open when it comes to granny annexes! Especially when an article appears in the industry press talking about success in the granny annexe market.  And why granny annexes, garden rooms, and mobile homes are on the rise. Whether you […]

What is curtilage?

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What is curtilage? In this blog, we’ll explain what is curtilage. It is useful to understand the definition of this term when planning an annexe or mobile home in your garden.  This knowledge will help you to understand which part of your garden, or land you can use to build an annexe, and which you […]

How to write a good planning statement

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Introduction This blog explains how to write a good planning statement. This will be useful when building an annexe or mobile home and submitting your own application.  Submitting and obtaining planning permission yourself can be complicated. So it is important to understand the requirements for success. A key element of the submission is the planning […]

What to do when your planning application is refused

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Introduction Welcome to this week’s blog; What to do when your planning application is refused. First of all, don’t worry, it does not mean it is the end of the road for your planning application. Read on to find out more. What to do when your planning application is refused First and foremost, have the […]

Do I need annexe planning permission in an AONB?

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Getting annexe planning permission in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) can be tricky. However, this is something that we achieved recently for a client in Wiltshire Objections from local residents on how your development will impact the beauty of the AONB can lead to the refusal of a planning permission application. This can […]

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 […]

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

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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

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