The new piece of planning legislation that was introduced on 6th April 2014 gives the ability to convert existing agricultural buildings into dwellings.
There are however restrictions and conditions to the legislation, including maximum size and the potential need for surveys to be undertaken, as well the submission of a prior approval application to the Local Planning Authority.
planning and architectural design consultancy
Some clients will just want to gain planning permission so they can sell the building on and therefore don’t require much of an input. Others will want to turn it in to their own home, or holiday lodges for example, and will therefore require a more personal input.
We are approached with several different circumstances and projects of varying stages and we are able to help with all of them
We Are Based in Mid Devon,
A HIGH SUCCESS RATE
Being based in Mid Devon, we have handled a large amount of these types of applications over the past year, and have had a very high success rate.
The most common applications we deal with currently are prior notification applications for the change of use of agricultural buildings (or barns) to dwellings.