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Do you need planning permission to build / remove a chimney?

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Answered by Green Roofing (Bristol)

14th April 2020

Green Roofing (Bristol) answered the question "Do you need planning permission to build / remove a chimney?"

To remove a chimney from roof level planning permission is not normally required. However building a chimney will require this. Obviously its always best to contact your own council to find out for sure. And if the building is listed or in a conservation area, this will differ. Also, if the chimney breast in mention is shared between a neighbouring property, they will also need to be informed as this goes against the party wall act 1996

Answered by One call roofing

25th June 2019

One call roofing answered the question "Do you need planning permission to build / remove a chimney?"

planning permission l is not normally required for chimney breast removal unless the building is listed or situated in a conservation area. However, a Building Regulations application is required when some but not all of a chimney is removed you can remove sections as long as correct steels are in place for support

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