How to apply for garden office planning permission

This can be the trip hazard for many people. Obviously, if you have set your heart on a garden office you want it to work – but you really have to consider neighbours and the impact any possible building (log cabin, shed, summerhouse) will have on them. The rules governing permissions are set but having said that, if they infringe negatively on your neighbours you may be declined. There are a few simple procedures to make sure everyone is happy and you don't break local planning rules.

Talk to your neighbours

Firstly, talk to your neighbours. Tell them what you are planning and see how they will feel. This doesn't mean you will get planning permission, but at least you have them on your side (and it's only courteous anyway) Secondly, go to your local council’s website and study the information on planning. For example, on my local council s

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