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You may not need to secure full planning consent if your design counts as permitted development
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Many loft conversions don’t need formal planning permission. Instead, they’re allowed under a scheme known as permitted development (PD). This can be the case even if you intend to a more space with dormers or similar roof extensions.

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In the May edition of Build It magazine, you'll find a wealth of inspiration and advice for your self-build, renovation or extension project, including: - Cover house: A traditional-style new home on a garden plot (p20) - Kitchen design ideas (p72) - Does solar battery storage make sense? (p74) - Driveway design ideas (p80) - Complete guide to loft conversions (p 84) - Modern glazed extensions (p98) - How to keep your project on budget (p110)