Householder Extensions and Alterations SPG
This section provides information about the council's Householder Extensions and Alterations supplementary planning guidance.
Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) is produced by the Borough Council to provide extra guidance on and the interpretation of Local Plan policies.
The Householder Extensions and Alterations SPG was adopted on 11 March 2004.
- to provide advice to householders extending or altering a property, addressing common questions and types of extensions
- to explain the factors that the Council will take into consideration when determining a householder planning application
- to help achieve the highest design standards, even when planning permission is not required
- to assist neighbours to understand the potential impacts of proposals.
- we will, and you should, consider the effect of your proposal on your neighbours and the local environment
- a well-designed extension can improve the desirability of your property, reduce the impact on your neighbours and improve the quality of the environment.
Extracts from the SPG
The following leaflets are extracts from the SPG, please click on a title to download (all PDFs open in a new window):
- Materials and Windows
- PDF) (PDF document [185.5Kb])" id="Green Design and Lifetime Homes (PDF) (PDF document [185.5Kb])" >Green Design and Lifetime Homes (PDF)
- PDF) (PDF document [359.7Kb])" id="Porches and Canopies (PDF) (PDF document [359.7Kb])" >Porches and Canopies (PDF)
- Single Storey Rear Extensions
- Single Storey Side Extensions
- Two Storey Side Extensions
- Garages and Outbuildings
- Roof Alterations – Dormers
- Common Questions
- Before and During Building Work .
The full SPG
Last updated : 29/04/2009