These pages contain useful information about some of the most common planning topics and issues we encounter day to day. If you need help with a topic that doesn’t appear here, please get in touch using the button below.

Permitted Development Rights

Including householder rights, change of use rights, prior approval applications & article 4 directions

4 and 10 year rules

Did you know that most unauthorised development becomes lawful after 4 or 10 years?

Material Planning Considerations

These are matters that can seriously affect your chances of getting planning permission

Getting Permission for new homes

Including what application types you need, how to select a site, how to design a development and how to increase your chances of getting permission

Loft conversions

Do you need planning permission to convert your loft?


Do you need planning permission to extend your home?

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