What size extension can be built without planning permission?
The recent relaxation of permitted developments means that homeowners are now able to add extensions without needing planning permissions. You can add a home extension or conservatory up to six metres, or eight metres if your home is detached, without needing to apply for planning permission.
What size of extension can you build without planning in Ireland?
Extensions smaller than 40 square metres The floor area of any extension above ground level must not exceed: 12 square metres for terraced or semi-detached houses. 20 square metres for detached houses.
What are the planning rules for extensions?
You DO need planning permission for an extension if:
- More than half the land around the ‘original house’ is to be covered (this includes any other buildings)
- The extension is forward of the front or side of the ‘original house’ that faces onto a highway.
Do you need planning permission for a 6ft extension?
The answer is no. You do not need planning permission for all extensions depending on the size, without planning permission you can build up to six metres or eight if your house is detached.
What are the conditions of planning permission in Cork City?
Some conditions require you to agree matters of details with Cork City Council before you carry out the development for which you have received planning permission. These conditions must be agreed in writing with Cork City Council before you start work on your development. Failure to do so could result in Planning Enforcement action against you.
What does Cork’s population growth mean for Cork City Council?
As part of this planned expansion, the population of the city will grow by 85,000 to 210,000. The increase in size of the City will allow Cork City Council to take a take a lead role in driving the growth of the city and metropolitan region – driving improvements in investment, public transport, infrastructure and housing.
What is the appropriate assessment screening for the Cork Harbour project?
In accordance with the Habitats Directive, an Appropriate Assessment Screening has been carried out on the project, in relation to any potential impacts upon the Cork Harbour Special Protection Area [Site No. 004030] and the Great Island Channel Special Area of Conservation [Site No. 001058].
Who can make a submission or observation to Cork City Council?
Any person or body on payment of the prescribed fee (this is set by national legislation and is currently €20) may make a submission or observation in writing to Cork City Council in relation to a planning application.