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by Sunshinep
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Do I need planning for summer house in 2 acre plot?
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Re: Do I need planning for summer house in 2 acre plot?

I asked for pre-planning advice and the reply came back that I can indeed put a summer house in no problem. Good news!

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This structure would come under The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, Schedule 2, Part 1, Class E.

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by Sunshinep
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Do I need planning for summer house in 2 acre plot?
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Re: Do I need planning for summer house in 2 acre plot?

Ok cool, thanks. I'll have a look at the book too.

I have applied for pre-planning advice, so let's see what they say.
by Sunshinep
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Do I need planning for summer house in 2 acre plot?
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Do I need planning for summer house in 2 acre plot?

Do I need planning permission for a summerhouse/shed in a 2-acre garden? I have a two-acre plot, which is more long than square. It’s situated in the middle of arable farmland in Suffolk surrounded by hedges and trees. There are no close neighbours. At one end there is the entrance to the land from ...
by Sunshinep
Thu May 21, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?
Replies: 25
Views: 11482

Re: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?

Just to clarify the facts regarding any unauthorised change of use, after 10 years that breach of planning control is immune from enforcement action, which is when it becomes a lawful use of the land. ...snip Good Luck with that, if that is what you want to try, but better locate the right sort of ...
by Sunshinep
Wed May 20, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?
Replies: 25
Views: 11482

Re: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?

Clifford Pope wrote:Nothing will have changed significantly at any one moment, no one will notice, no one will care.
Ha! 8)
by Sunshinep
Wed May 20, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?
Replies: 25
Views: 11482

Re: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?

If I can offer another personal comment based on over 40 years professional experience of dealing with the planning system, the chances of you gaining approval to change a 2 or 3 acre paddock to garden land is virtually nil, whichever part of the country the land is located in. That is unless you m...
by Sunshinep
Wed May 20, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?
Replies: 25
Views: 11482

Re: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?

Mac, Arise, Arboland. Oh, I came to the right place to ask. Thanks ever so much for all your answers. Very helpful indeed. I appreciate your time and energy. Sorry late reply, I was at the Chelsea Flower Show: and lovely it was too! To answer your questions: 1) I have not bought the house yet, nor f...
by Sunshinep
Mon May 18, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?
Replies: 25
Views: 11482

Re: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?

what would be required to "change those paddocks to a garden"? Lay lawns, dig beds, plant trees. There will be a BIG change from open paddocks to a big garden. My wife is a garden designer and has big plans. to a passerby are the paddocks associated with the house and garden? Yes i guess. It will a...
by Sunshinep
Fri May 15, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?
Replies: 25
Views: 11482

Re: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?

are you wanting to make the 'garden' attached to the dwelling larger by incorporating some of the 'paddock'? Yes. Many of the properties we are looking at have paddocks. I don't want paddocks, I'd like a big garden instead. I assume i need planning permission to change those paddocks to a garden. H...
by Sunshinep
Fri May 15, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?
Replies: 25
Views: 11482

How easy is it to change land use: paddocks to garden?

I am looking to purchase a new house with 2-3 of acres of land. Lots of the properties have paddocks. I know I need planning permission to change land use. I understand on paddocks I can have an orchard, grow veggies and that kind of thing, but the question is: Q: How easy is it to get planning perm...