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Householder Extensions Enquiry Form
Please complete all relevant sections of this from and return to:
Development Control Section
Economic Prosperity and Place Directorate,
Wyre Forest House,
Finepoint Way,
Kidderminster,
DY11 7WF
For advice in completing this form tel: 01562 732928
PLEASE NOTE
This form is intended for guidance only and does not constitute a formal determination as to whether
planning permission is required. Any misrepresentation or failure to declare information can lead to
unreliable decision making and may result in unauthorised development.
SECTIONS
RED SECTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED, ONLY COMPLETE THE BLACK SECTION RELEVANT TO YOUR ENQUIRY
Personal and Property Details ........................................................................................... 2
Extensions ........................................................................................................................... 3
Roof Alterations .................................................................................................................. 4
Porches................................................................................................................................ 5
Outbuildings within the garden ......................................................................................... 5
Hard surfacing .................................................................................................................... 6
Formation of New Access or Dropped Kerb ..................................................................... 6
Chimney, Flue or Soil & Vent Pipe .................................................................................... 6
Microwave Antenna (Satellite Dishes) .............................................................................. 7
Walls, Fences & Gates ....................................................................................................... 7
Domestic Microgeneration (Solar Panels & Solar Thermal Equipment) ........................ 8
Appendix 1 Planning History .......................................................................................... 9
Appendix 2 Plan of your Proposal ............................................................................... 10
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY RECEIPT No.
GE No: CASE OFFICER
email: dev.management@wyreforestdc.gov.uk
website: www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk
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PERSONAL AND PROPERTY DETAILS
Name:
Address for Correspondence:
Post Code
Description of proposed development:
Address of proposed development: (if different from above)
Post Code
Contact Details:
Daytime Telephone no.
Home Telephone no.
Fax no.
Email Address
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EXTENSIONS
1. Is your property …?
Terraced* Semi-detached Detached
Flat Listed Building Barn Conversion
2. Please specify the nature of the proposed building work (eg extension, garage, car port, conservatory,
insertion of windows etc)
3. Where is the proposed development to be erected? (eg front, rear, side?)
4. Will the proposed extension face a road or footpath? Yes No
5. Will the proposal be….? Single storey? Two storey?
6. Please give external dimensions of the proposed development, and sketch the proposal in Appendix 2.
Length m Width m
Height (flat roof) m
If ridged roof:
Height (ridge) m Height (eaves) m
7. Will the proposed development be built onto an existing extension to the original
**
dwellinghouse?
Yes No
8. Will the ridge height of the proposal exceed the highest part of the roof of the existing dwelling?
Yes No
9. Will the eaves height of the proposal exceed the eaves height of the existing dwelling?
Yes No
10. Please state the distance the dwelling will be from the boundary once extended:
Metres
11. Will more than 50% of the area of land around the original house (excluding the ground area of the
original
**
dwellinghouse) be covered by additions or other buildings?
Yes No
12. Will the development include any cladding (stone, artificial stone, pebble dash, render, timber, plastic or
tiles) to the exterior of the dwellinghouse?
Yes No
13. Will the development include the construction or provision of a veranda, balcony or raised
***
platform?
Yes No
14. Will the development include the installation of a first floor side facing window?
Yes No
If yes, will the window as installed be Clear glazed? Obscure Glazed?
Opening? Non-Opening?
Please complete Appendix 1 and draw a sketch at Appendix 2 at end
Note:
* ‘terraced house’ means a house situated in a row of three or more houses.
** The term original dwellinghouse means the house as it was first built or as it stood on 1
st
July 1948 (if it was
built before that date)
***‘raised’ in relation to a platform means a platform with a height greater than 300mm this includes decking.
Ridge
height
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ROOF ALTERATIONS
(not including solar panels see page 8)
1. Is your property …?
Terraced* Semi-detached Detached
Flat Listed Building Barn Conversion
2. Please specify the nature of the proposed building work (eg extension, garage, car port,
conservatory, insertion of windows etc)
3. Where is the proposed development to be erected? (eg front, rear, side?)
4. Will the proposed extension face a road or footpath?
Yes No
5. Please give external dimensions of the proposed development, and sketch the proposal at
Appendix 2
Length m Width m
Depth m
If Dormer roof extension
Height (ridge) m Height (eaves) m (if applicable)
Distance between eaves and dormer (distance x) m
7. Will the proposed development exceed the height of the highest part of the existing roof of the
dwelling? Yes No
8. In the case of roof lights, velux windows etc, will the proposed project beyond the existing roof
slope of the original
**
dwelling? Yes No
If YES, what would the projection above roof slope be? m
9. Will the development include the construction or provision of a veranda, balcony or raised
***
platform? Yes No
10. Will the development include the installation of a window on a side facing roofslope?
Yes No
If yes, will the window as installed be : Clear glazed? Obscure Glazed?
Opening? Non-Opening?
Please complete Appendix 1 and draw a sketch at Appendix 2 at end
Note:
* ‘terraced house’ means a house situated in a row of three or more houses.
** The term original dwellinghouse means the house as it was first built or as it stood on 1
st
July 1948 (if it was
built before that date)
***‘raised’ in relation to a platform means a platform with a height greater than 300mm this includes decking.
X
Dormer
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PORCHES
(The erection or construction of a porch outside any external door of a house)
1. Does the external floor area exceed 3m²? Yes No
Please indicate the dimensions and sketch Length m Width m
the proposal in Appendix 2: Height m
2. Does any part of the porch come within 2
metres of a highway boundary (including Yes No
a public footpath, or verge adjacent to the road?)
3. Does any part of the porch exceed 3 metres Yes No
in height?
Please draw a sketch at Appendix 2 at end
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OUTBUILDINGS WITHIN THE GARDEN
(Provision of buildings, enclosures, swimming pools or oil or liquid petroleum gas containers)
1. Please specify the nature of the proposed building work (e.g. garage, swimming pool,
summerhouse, LPG tank) __________________________________________________
2. Please give external dimensions of the proposed development, and sketch the proposal at
Appendix 2 at end.
Length m Width m
If outbuilding Height to ridge m
Height to eaves m
If container Volume litres
Height m
3. Will more than 50% of the garden around the original Yes No
house (excluding the ground area of the original house*)
be covered by outbuildings, a swimming pool or containers?
4. Please state the distance the development will be from the boundary? m
5. Will the building have more than one storey? Yes No
6. Will the development be positioned forward of
the principal*** elevation of the original dwelling? Yes No
7. Will the development include the construction of a
a veranda, balcony or raised platform**? Yes No
Please complete Appendix1 and draw a sketch at Appendix 2 at end
* The term ‘original house’ means the house as it was first built or as it stood at 1
st
July 1948 (if built before that date)
** a’ raised' platform’ means a platform with a height greater than 300mm this includes decking
***In most cases the ‘principal’ elevation will be that part of the house which fronts (directly or at an angle) the main
highway serving the house. It will usually contain the main architectural features such as bay windows or the main
entrance. Usually the principal elevation will be what is understood to be the front of the house.
Ridge
height
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HARD SURFACING
(new or replacement)
1. Where is the hard surface to the laid? Front Side Rear
2. Please state materials to be used
3. Will the hard surface be made of porous materials? Yes No
If NO, will provision be made to direct run off water from the hard standing to a
permeable or porous area or surface within the garden? Yes No
4. What is the total area of hard standing (new or replacement)?
Please draw a detailed plan at Appendix 2 at end to show the proposed area of hardstanding and its
position in relation to the house. Indicate all materials to be used.
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FORMATION OF NEW ACCESS OR DROPPED KERB
1. Please specify the name of the road where the proposed new access or dropped kerb is to adjoin.
Name of Road (e.g Birmingham Road)
Classification of Road (e.g A456)
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CHIMNEY, FLUE OR SOIL & VENT PIPE
1. What is the nature of the building work?
2. Where will the proposal be situated? (e.g. front elevation)
3. Will the proposed development exceed the highest part of the roof by more than 1m?
Yes No
4. Will the proposed development be sited on a roof or wall facing a highway or footpath?
Yes No
Please draw a sketch at Appendix 2 showing the position
on the building and the dimensions of the proposal
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MICROWAVE ANTENNA (SATELLITE DISHES, AERIALS ETC)
(new or replacement)
1. What type of antenna is proposed? (e.g s Satellite Dish, Aerial)
2. Including the proposed antenna, how many microwave antenna will there be on the house and in the
Garden in total?
3. Please state the dimensions of the proposal and draw it at Appendix 2.
Length m Width m Cubic Capacity litres (if applicable)
4. Where will the proposal be located? (e.g. chimney, front roof slope, side wall of house, garden etc)
5. Will the proposed development be positioned on a chimney, roof or wall facing a highway?
Yes No
6. If positioned on a roof without a chimney, Yes No n/a
will the highest part of the roof be exceeded in height?
7. If positioned on a roof with a chimney, Yes No n/a
will the highest part of the roof be exceeded in height?
If YES, by how much? m
8. Is the height of the building on which the proposed antenna will be positioned more than 15m in height?
Yes No
Please draw a sketch at Appendix 2 and submit manufactures details if possible
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WALLS, FENCES & GATES
1. Please specify the proposed development
2. Is any part of the proposed development within 2m metres of the highway? (the highway includes the
footpath) Yes No
2. Is the proposed development maintaining, improving or altering an existing boundary treatment?
Yes No
4. If YES, will the proposed exceed its former height? Yes No
6. Please give dimensions of the proposed development as follows
:
Within 2m of the highway (the highway includes the footpath) m
Elsewhere m
Please draw a sketch at Appendix 2
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DOMESTIC MICROGENERATION (SOLAR PANELS & SOLAR THERMAL EQUIPMENT)
1. Do you want to install, alter or replace solar photovoltaic’s (PV) or solar thermal equipment on
an existing wall or roof or the house or a building in the garden? Yes No
If YES, will the highest part of the roof (excluding
The chimney) be exceeded? Yes No
If YES, please state projection m
2. Will the proposed project beyond the existing roof slope of the original
**
dwelling?
Yes No
If YES, please state projection above roof slope m
2. Do you want to install, alter or replace stand alone solar equipment which stands in your garden?
Yes No
If YES (i) Will the stand alone solar equipment Yes No
be within 5 metres of any boundary
of your garden?
(ii) Is there any other stand alone Yes No
solar equipment in your garden?
3. Will the solar equipment be visible from any footpath or road? Yes No
Heat Pumps
1. Do you want to install, alter or replace a ground source heat pump or a water source heat pump
within your garden? Yes No
Heat or Power System Flues
1. Do you want to install, alter or replace a flue, forming part of a biomass heating system or a combined
heat and power system on a house? Yes No
2. Will the flue exceed the highest part of the roof by more than1 m? Yes No
3. Will the flue be visible from a highway? Yes No
Please draw a sketch at Appendix 2 and submit manufacturer’s details if possible.
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APPENDIX 1
PLANNING HISTORY
A. Have there been any previous extensions or outbuildings added to the property, including
dormer windows, since 1948? If YES, please provide details below and indicate on the Plan
at Appendix 2:
If you have more than two extensions or outbuildings, please continue on a separate sheet
Extension 1
Planning / Building Regs Ref
(if relevant)
Length m Width m
Height (flat roof) m
If ridged roof
Height (ridge) m
Height (eaves) m
Volume in cubic metres m
3
Outbuilding 1
Planning / Building Regs Ref
(if relevant)
Length m Width m
Distance from house m
Height (flat roof) m
If ridged roof
Height (ridge) m
Height (eaves) m
Volume in cubic metres m
3
Extension 2
Planning / Building Regs Ref
(if relevant)
Length m Width m
Height (flat roof) m
If ridged roof
Height (ridge) m
Height (eaves) m
Volume in cubic metres m
3
Outbuilding 2
Planning / Building Regs Ref
(if relevant)
Length m Width m
Distance from house m
Height (flat roof) m
If ridged roof
Height (ridge) m
Height (eaves) m
Volume in cubic metres m
3
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APPENDIX 2
PLAN OF YOUR PROPOSAL
The proposed development, any other extensions or buildings within the boundary of the
property, any roads and pathways next to the site,
Please indicate the boundary of the property,
Attach any manufacturer’s brochures or other relevant documentation
This plan does not have to be scale provided that all distances and measurements are
Please provide (below or attached separately) sketch plans showing as much information as
possible ie. elevation drawings, floor plans, site plan. Please include,
shown in metric.
You can also attach any relevant photographs to support your form.
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