Technical Housing Standards

March 30th, 2015 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

The Government has issued “Technical housing standards – nationally described space standards” setting out the requirements for the Gross Internal Area of new dwellings. There are specific technical requirements as well as minimum sized areas and storage according to the mumber of sotery and the proposed number of bedrooms.  

Community Infrastructure Levy

March 30th, 2015 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

A Government Inspector has accepted South Lakeland District Council’s proposal to introduce a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) at a rate of £50 per sq.m of Gross Internal Area for new dwellings. As from 1st April 2015 all planning applications will be required to be accompanied by CIL documentation. The CIL will apply to all planning permissions … Read more

New Single Dwellings

March 13th, 2015 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

During the month of February Garner Planning has secured planning permission for a barn conversion in the Lake District National Park, a new build house in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a change of use of a hostel to a dwelling, a new build house outside of a defined settlement in South … Read more