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Questionnaire For Planning & Building Regulations

PLEASE NOTE: This questionnaire only relates to dwelling houses, and not to any flats, maisonettes or properties with any business use.

Have you already completed the works?

Applicant's Details

Applicant Name
Applicant Address
Applicant Postcode
Applicant Phone number
Applicant Email address

Proposed Development Details

Address of proposal
Postcode of proposal
Description of proposed development
Please specify the nature of the building work e.g. extension, garage, car port, conservatory, dormer window, garden shed, greenhouse, porch, internal alteration, removal of load bearing wall, insertion of windows etc.
Please upload a sketch of the proposed work. This should be drawn to scale if possible, but if not to scale, dimensions should be stated. The maximum file size allowed is 20 MB. The following documents and files type are accepted: Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, gif, jpg, jpeg, bmp, png, tif.
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Proposed Development Details (continued)

Length, measured externally, of the proposal (in metres)
Width, measured externally, of the proposal (in metres)
Height, measured externally, of the proposal (in metres)
Will the proposal have a pitched roof?

Is your property detached, semi-detached or terraced?


Will any part of the proposed structure extend beyond any wall of the dwelling which faces the highway (including a footpath)?

Will any of the proposal come within 2 metres (6ft 6in.) of a highway boundary (including a public footpath)?

What is the minimum distance of the proposal to the nearest boundary? (in metres)
Will any part of the proposal be within 7m of the rear boundary?

Proposed Development Details (continued)

What is the width of the original dwelling in metres? (for side extensions only)
Would any proposed chimney, flue or soil and vent pipe exceed the highest part of the roof by 1m or more?

Will the proposal include a veranda, balcony or raised platform (e.g decking) higher than 300 mm?

What are the construction materials? (e.g. Brick/Block/Timber/Precast Concrete)
What percentage of the roof covering is Tiles/Slates?
What percentage of the roof covering is Glass?
What percentage of the roof covering is Mineral Felt?
What percentage of the roof covering is PVCu (clear)?
What percentage of the roof covering is Other? (please specify material and percentage)
Will there be separation between the dwelling and conservatory/porch (eg. Door)?


Do you intend to widen or create the opening from the dwelling to the conservatory/porch?


If a wall / fence / gate is to be erected, please specify height above your original ground level (in metres).
Will a new vehicular crossing over the pavement be required?

Will any proposed hard surface between the dwelling and highway exceed 5 sq.m?

What are the construction materials of the hard surface?
Where will the surface water from the hard surface go?

Previous Development and Garages

It is important that you complete this section and give full details, even if the work was undertaken prior to you living at the property.

Have there been any previous extensions to your property, including conservatories, garages or detached buildings erected in your garden e.g. sheds, greenhouses, since 1948?

Declaration