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A detached building such as our garden offices / garden rooms in your garden will not normally require building regulations if the floor area is less than 15 square metres.

Buildings with a floor area between 15 square metres and 30 square metres will not normally require building regulations providing it is located at least one metre from the boundary or is constructed of substantially non - combustable materials. All of our buildings can be made building regulation compliant if and when required.

The main issue regarding building regulations is that of FIRE. It is this point that causes most concern for the authorities. If  the building will be used for overnight accommodation building regulations will apply, we would also suggest that a house regulation compliant mains powered smoke detector with battery back up be installed. INSITU GARDEN OFFICES

Whilst INSITU Garden Office will endeavour to give the very best advice on all elements of planning and building regulations, we would advise that the client clarifies the situation regarding permitted development rights and the contents of the deeds to the house. It is important to note that the final responsibility remains that of the home or land owner.

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INSITU Garden Offices, 23 Northwich Business Centre, Meadow Street, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 5BF, Phone: 07827 94 34 94