A gentleman in Berkhamsted installed dormer windows as part of his £30,000 loft conversion without the relevant planning permission and has now been ordered to remove them by council officials. In order to meet the councils requirements, he will have to spend £10,000.The council have subsequently warned others to apply for planning permission before changing their homes.
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Charles Grosvenor would urge all those having a loft conversion to make sure they have the correct permission. Please feel free to contact our office if you have any queries regarding planning permission and permitted development right, whether you are having a loft conversion by Charles Grosvenor Ltd or another firm we would be happy to offer the advice and direction that you need.