CLG committee unimpressed with Government's plans to relax extension rules

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Development, Regulation

The Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee has criticised the Government's intention to double the exemption from planning permission for extensions to certain kinds of housing. The CLG's report says that the Government’s plans are based on "an inadequate impact assessment". Under the Government proposals, the size limits for the depth of single-storey extensions for detached houses would increase from four metres to eight metres, and from three metres to six metres fo...

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