The Planning Portal website is a fantastic online resource that contains a number of useful guides for home renovators.
The interactive house and interactive terrace provide a visual guide to the most common home renovation projects. These interactive guides are a great way to find out what to consider first before undertaking work on your home.
There are many alterations that can be done to your home that do not require planning permission. The Planning Portal’s mini guides provide clear guidance on permitted development rules for householders. Mini guides are available for Loft Conversions, Extensions, Conservatories, Outbuildings and Porches.
The website includes guidance on your responsibilities when undertaking building work. These cover requirements such as Planning Permission and Building Regulations and also guidance on considerations before you start work and other permissions you may require.
The website also includes a huge selection of common project guides covering a variety of home improvements and alterations. We’ve collated a list of links for you below:-