Exempt Buildings

The following is a brief list of buildings / work that can be carried out without needing to submit a Building Regulations application.

  • Greenhouses, provided they are not used for retailing, packing or exhibiting
  • Small detached buildings and sheds
  • Single storey additions with floor area not exceeding 30m2 that are conservatories, porches, covered yards and carports open at least on two sides. Glazed doors and walls should be of safety glass in critical areas.
  • Boundary walls and fences

For more details please refer to the interactive guides available on the Planning Portal.  If you are still unsure as to whether your proposal is exempt,  please contact us at lbc@lincsbc.gov.uk.

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