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Extension to a dwelling (including a conservatory)

The enlargement of a dwellinghouse (including the erection of an extension or conservatory).


a) the general conditions applicable to Section A (Section A – page 15 refers);

b) the floorspace (measured externally) of the extension must not exceed 15sqm beyond that of the original dwellinghouse;

c) the extension must not exceed 4 metres in height above ground level;

d) no part of the extension may be nearer to any highway which bounds the curtilage of the dwellinghouse than:- that part of the dwellinghouse nearest to that highway, or 20 metres, whichever is the nearer.

e) no part of the extension may be nearer than 1 metre to the boundary of the curtilage of the dwellinghouse;

f) the external finish of any walling must match that on the major part of the dwellinghouse; and

g) operations within this class are allowed only if, on completion of the operations, at least 2 car parking spaces remain within the curtilage of the dwellinghouse.

For the purpose of paragraph (g) the minimum size permitted for a car parking space is 6 metres by 3.25 metres.

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