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Guidance on Householder Permitted Development Rights

DescriptionScottish Government advice and guidance on householder permitted development. Provides advice on what can be done without the need to submit a planning application
ISBN9781780456836
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 24, 2016

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ISBN 978 1 78045 683 6 (web only publication)
DPPAS 12651

The original version of this Circular (Published February 22, 2012) has been replaced by revision 1.0 (Published June 24, 2016) - See html and downloads for revisions

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Contents

REVISIONS

PLANNING SERIES

1. INTRODUCTION

2. BEFORE STARTING

3. MAIN CONCEPTS
Principal elevation
Fronting a road
Front and rear curtilages
Site coverage
Original or existing dwellinghouse
Heights and Ground Levels

4. MAKING CHANGES TO A DWELLINGHOUSE
Single storey ground floor extension
Ground floor extensions of more than one storey
Porch
Enlargement of the roof
Access ramps
Improvements or alterations that are not an enlargement, including replacement windows, solar panels, flues and satellite dishes
Ancillary buildings including sheds, garages, greenhouses etc.
Any building, engineering, installation or other operation
Hard surface
Decking or other raised platform
Gates, fences, walls or other means of enclosure

5. MAKING CHANGES TO A FLAT
Improvements or alterations that are not an enlargement, including replacement windows, solar panels, flues and satellite dishes
Gates, fences, walls or other means of enclosure

6. INSTALLING MICROGENERATION EQUIPMENT

7. INSTALLING CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION (CCTV)

8. THINGS TO CONSIDER

9. GLOSSARY