You have to remember that planning laws are enforced to “save what is best of our heritage and improve the infrastructure upon which we depend for a civilised existence.” Infringement of this can often be a blot on the landscape.
Failing to abide by planning laws could prove very costly as one of several things can happen:
So that none of these scenarios come to fruition, take note of the limits and conditions that MUST be met in accordance with planning laws:
* 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.
* Designated land includes conservation areas, national parks and the Broads, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and World Heritage Sites.
If your soon-to-be built conservatory or orangery satisfies all these bullet points or is categorised as being a “permitted development” you can proceed with the installation.
There’s a very easy way to tell the difference between a conservatory and orangery and it’s the amount of glass used that’s the giveaway –…
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