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Permitted Development

Some work does not require planning permission, guidance on rules that relate to permitted development are on the Planning Portal.

For further information on whether you will need planning permission, please read the 'Permitted development for householders - technical guidance' document, which has been published by Communities and Local Government.

Lawful Development Certificate

If you would like to formally clarify whether your proposal is permitted you can apply online via the Planning Portal or complete our application form for a lawful development certificate for a proposed use or development.

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