Do I need planning permission?
If you want to build an extension to your property or do other work to your home you may need to apply for planning permission. Some minor alterations and extensions, particularly to houses, can often be carried out without the need for planning permission. This is known as permitted development.
You can find a list of common building projects including case studies and mini-guides on the Planning Portal website.
You will also need to check if permitted development rights have been removed from your property. You can do this via Runnymede's interactive Maps or for records prior to 1999 you can view the planning history at the Civic Centre.
More information on permitted development is available from the Government's Technical Guidance
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