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Construction of decking within the curtilage of a dwelling.

Conditions:

a)  the general conditions applicable to Section A —General Conditions as amended

(1) No part of the development may be constructed within 9 metres (measured at ground level) of the route of any overhead electrical line carrying 11kv or more (High Tension power cable);

(2) No part of the development may be constructed within 9.1 metres of the bank of any designated watercourse under the Flood Risk Management Act 2013;

Also included from Schedule 4 of the Order

(2A) The operations specified must not be constructed (including any foundations) so as to involve the felling, lopping or limbing of any tree (other than a tree referred to in section 3(3) of the Tree Preservation Act 1993).

b)  no part of the top surface of the decking may be more than 0.3 metres above the ground level as existed before the operations;

c)  no part of the decking may be nearer to any highway which bounds the curtilage of the dwellinghouse than that part of the dwellinghouse nearest to that highway; and

d)  the decking may include the provision of perimeter fencing or railings where these do not exceed a height of 2 metres above ground level