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Attic Conversions – Exempted Development?

Lisa Murphy deals with this often confusing issue and outlines some recent planning decisions on the matter. In order to constitute Exempted Development and thereby negate the requirement to obtain Planning Permission for a development, Class 1, Part 1 of the Second Schedule of the Planning & Development Regulations, 2001, stipulates that any extension, alteration…
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Does my neighbour need planning permission?

Here's Noel Larkin's  answer to a readers question Published in Irish Times, Property Clinic Section, Dated 29th October 2015 Q My next-door neighbour is erecting a stand-alone structure ie, it is not attached to the side or rear of his house – of about 32.5sq m (350sq ft) and an external wall height of about 3.025m (10…
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