Conservatory planning permission

What about the law?

Nowadays, planning permission is increasingly required. CN Glass will be happy to assist you in ascertaining planning permission requirement.

Building Regulations should also be considered and will cover areas such as electrical work, safety and structural stability.

In the Building Regulations, for England and Wales conservatories are exempt if they are:

  • Built onto domestic dwellings
  • Divided from the rest of the house by a door – a partition door or french window is most usual
  • Under 30m2 in floor area
  • Built at ground floor level
  • Glazed in compliance with safety glazing requirements of Approved Document N of the Building Regulations and BS 6262 Part 4 2005
  • The roof must be 75% glazed and the walls 50%
  • Heating is able to be operated separately from the house

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