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Permitted development guidance: flowcharts

Flowcharts to assist householders in deciding whether their home improvement projects are permitted developments.

On this page you can find flowcharts for the following common projects:

  • single storey ground floor extension – class 1A

  • ground floor extension of more than one storey – class 1B

  • construction or alteration of a porch – class 1C

  • alteration to a roof – class 1D

  • access ramp – class 2A

  • changes to the appearance of your house which are not an extension – class 2B

  • outbuildings: sheds, sun houses, greenhouses and garages – class 3A

  • other building work – class 3B

  • hard surface: paving, patios and driveways – class 3C

  • decking and raised platforms – class 3D

  • flats – class 4A

Alteration to a roof - Class 1D.pdf

1 page PDF
129.1kB

Access ramp - Class 2A.pdf

1 page PDF
130.6kB

Other building work - Class 3B.pdf

1 page PDF
130.4kB

Decking and raised platforms - Class 3D.pdf

1 page PDF
132.0kB

Flats - Class 4A.pdf

1 page PDF
130.2kB

Contact

Email: chief.planner@gov.scot

Telephone: 0131 244 7528

Post:
Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Published:
4 Sep 2014
Permitted development guidance: flowcharts