Understanding Planning Permission for Your Luxury Garden Room by eGarden Rooms

Are you dreaming of adding a stunning, multifunctional garden room to your property? At eGarden Rooms, we specialise in creating bespoke, high-end outdoor living spaces that seamlessly blend with your home and garden. One of the most common questions we receive from our clients is whether they need planning permission for their new garden room. In this article, we'll shed light on the subject and help you navigate the process with ease.

Permitted Development Rights:

The Key to Planning Permission-Free Garden Rooms In most cases, our luxurious garden rooms fall under the category of "permitted development," meaning you won't need to obtain planning permission before starting your project. This is excellent news for homeowners looking to transform their outdoor space without the hassle of lengthy paperwork and council approvals.

However, it's essential to note that permitted development rights may not apply to every property. If you live in a flat, maisonette, or a listed building, you might need to seek planning permission before proceeding with your garden room construction. Don't worry – our expert team at eGarden Rooms is here to guide you through the process and provide tailored advice for your unique situation.

Designing You Garden Room

Designing Your Garden Room to Comply with Permitted Development To ensure your eGarden Room falls under permitted development, there are a few key guidelines to keep in mind:

  1. Size and Height: Your garden room should be single-storey and not exceed a maximum height of 4 metres with a dual-pitched roof or 3 metres with any other roof type. The eaves height should not surpass 2.5 metres.
  2. Location: Your garden room should not be situated forward of the principal elevation of your home. It should also not cover more than 50% of the total area around the original house.
  3. Functionality: If you plan to use your garden room as self-contained living accommodation, you will likely need to apply for planning permission.

At eGarden Rooms, we work closely with you to design a bespoke garden room that not only meets your specific requirements but also complies with all the necessary regulations. Our experienced designers and builders will ensure that your luxury garden room is both stunning and planning permission-friendly.

Building Regulations

Building Regulations: What You Need to Know In addition to planning permission, it's crucial to consider building regulations when constructing your garden room. Most eGarden Rooms will be exempt from building regulations, provided they meet the following criteria:

  • The floor area does not exceed 15 square metres
  • There are no sleeping accommodations included
  • The garden room is not attached to the main house

For garden rooms between 15 and 30 square metres, building regulations will not apply if there are no sleeping accommodations, the room is at least 1 metre from the boundary, and it is constructed from non-combustible materials.

Trust eGarden Rooms for Your Luxury Garden Room Journey, we understand that navigating planning permissions and building regulations can be daunting. That's why our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way. With years of experience in creating exceptional garden rooms across the UK, we have the expertise to guide you through the process and bring your vision to life.

Whether you're dreaming of a elegant home office, a peaceful yoga studio, or a luxurious entertainment space, eGarden Rooms is your partner in creating a planning permission-compliant garden room that exceeds your expectations.

Take the first step towards your luxury garden room by contacting eGarden Rooms today. Our friendly team is ready to answer your questions, provide expert advice, and help you transform your outdoor space into an oasis of comfort and sophistication – all without the stress of planning permission.