Rural extensions Q & A DCP Section 12.6

This section covers development control issues in respect of dwellinghouse extensions in rural areas where countryside restraint policies affect the size, design and character of extensions. It includes the creation of additional living accommodation through alterations, such as basements and loft conversions. Additions to houses in conventional urban or suburban situations are dealt with in other sections of this group (12). Extensions to listed buildings in general are discussed at (27.3), curtilage buildings at (12.8) and garden extensions at (12.9). Extensions involving granny annexes are considered at (10.2).

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