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Regulations & Restrictions

Planning Regulations and Restrictions

Before undertaking a building project, it is important to understand the planning regulations and planning restrictions that are in place. This will ensure you do not encounter any set-backs, making your project as smooth and as stress-free as possible.

Planning Regulations & Restrictions
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Planning regulations

All developments are subject to planning regulations and restrictions. Even projects which do not need planning permission under permitted development rights are governed by strict terms and conditions.

If you are hoping to amend a property or construct a new edifice under permitted development, you need to check that your plans comply with building and planning regulations. A solicitor who specialises in planning law will be able to review your plans before suggesting whether or not you are in breach of planning regulations.

If you are looking to build a new home, make major changes to a property, or change the use of a property, it is very likely that you will need planning permission. Again, a solicitor can advise you of your legal responsibilities, explaining whether you need to obtain consent for your proposed project.

Planning restrictions

There is a vast range of planning restrictions that you may not have even considered, from the height of the eaves to the materials you are using. There are also other factors to bear in mind, such as environmental permits and protected species. Having a lawyer assist you will ensure that you do not contravene any of these planning restrictions.

Solicitors for planning regulations and planning restrictions

To talk to a legal expert about planning regulations and planning restrictions, get in touch with us at Kingsley Smith Solicitors. We specialise in planning law and will be more than happy to share our expertise with you. Call us on 01634 811 118 or complete our online enquiry form.