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Internal walls - Planning Permission

You should not need to apply for planning permission for internal alterations including building or removing an internal wall.

If you live in a listed building, however, you will need listed building consent for any significant works whether internal or external.


Further information

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provide advice and guidance about how to safely carry out building work. Find out more using the link below.

Getting your job done safely.1

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Use our partner directories from CIAT, FMB, RIBA, or RTPI to find an chartered architectural technologist, builder, architect or planning consultant to help with your project or development.

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Useful links

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    1. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/permission/common-projects/external-walls/getting-your-job-done-safely

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