Do you need planning permission to patio your garden?

Do you need planning permission to patio your garden?

Patio Areas. If you wish to lay a patio around your house, there are no restrictions on the area of land you can cover with hard surfaces, at, or near ground level. So basically, you will not need planning permission to do this in most cases.

Do I need planning permission to extend an outhouse?

Outbuildings are considered to be permitted development, not needing planning permission, subject to the following limits and conditions: On designated land* buildings, enclosures, containers and pools at the side of properties will require planning permission.

Do you need planning permission for a single storey outbuilding?

You can build a garage or outbuilding on your property without planning permission as long as it’s of a reasonable size – no higher than 4 metres. Do bear in mind though that outbuildings cannot take up more than half of the land around the original property.

Can I pave my whole garden?

How do you lay paving in your garden legally? The new planning permission for paving a green area does not apply to existing paved or hard-surfaced areas. The law only applies if you are adding new paving or creating an additional paved area. It applies to new paving that drains water to existing drains.

How much of your garden can you pave?

Since the law took effect in 2008, it is illegal to pave an area of more than 5 square meters without consideration of where the water would drain to.

How much can I extend my house without planning 2020?

You do not need planning permission for all extensions depending on the size, without planning permission you can build up to six metres or eight if your house is detached.

When do Limerick City Council planning applications need to be registered?

Please note that Limerick City Council planning applications registered on or before December 31st 2013 have been renumbered. This will not affect your application in any way and no actions are required on your part. For search and reference purposes, please click here for an online conversion tool.

Do you need planning permission to build in your garden?

When a neighbour starts to build in their garden, there is always a concern that this will have a negative impact on adjoining properties. The Planning and Development Acts generally allow limited exempted development. This means that it is not necessary to apply for planning permission for minor works around the house.

Do you need planning permission to build an extension to a house?

Within the curtilage of listed buildings any outbuilding will require planning permission. *The term “original house” means the house as it was first built or as it stood on 1 July 1948 (if it was built before that date). Although you may not have built an extension to the house, a previous owner may have done so.

How big does a house have to be to get planning permission?

If your house has been extended before, the floor area of the extension you are now proposing and the floor area of any previous extension (including those for which you previously got planning permission) must not exceed 40 square metres. (There are also other height restrictions.)

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