Planning Permission For Conservatories Explained | Crystal Living

Planning Permission For Conservatories and Orangeries Explained – 2013

Before planning your conservatory build, take a moment to familiarise yourself with the following requirements.  Compliance with these points will ensure that your conservatory will become a permitted development, removing the need to apply for planning permission. Remember, it is easier to make changes before the build starts rather than having to restructure after completion.

Please note: if the conservatory is to be built against a listed building, then listed building consent is needed before work commences. A design that is sympathetic to the original structure has a greater chance of success than one that may overwhelm the original house and its history.

Building regulations

When looking to extend your home, you must comply with Building Regulations. However, conservatories can be exempt from these regulations if you adhere to the stipulations below: