Decking

Planning Permission

Putting up decking, or other raised platforms, in your garden is permitted development, not needing an application for planning permission, providing:

  • The decking is no more than 30cm above the ground
  • together with other extensions, outbuildings etc, the decking or platforms cover no more than 50 per cent of the garden area.

Please note: The permitted development allowances described here apply to houses and not to: