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    • CraigRT
    • By CraigRT 9th Jan 18, 10:02 PM
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    Planning permission for a flat?
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    Planning permission for a flat? 9th Jan 18 at 10:02 PM
    I am looking at buying a top floor flat with the loft space included. I would like to extend into the loft space creating another bedroom, there's already a velux window up there and enough head height to not have to worry about the need of a dormer. Basically, I would just like to throw in a staircase.

    Does anyone know what permissions are needed if necessary for the staircase? It's a share of freehold.

    thanks in advance
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    • By Doozergirl 9th Jan 18, 10:07 PM
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    Planning Permission and Building Regulations Approval. Freeholder’s permission for the alterations.
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
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    The velux is unlikely to satisfy building regs as a means of escape,
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