Porch Planning Permission

If you are planning on having a porch you may or may not need planning permission depending on the size and location of it. Here is a quick guide, but contact us for more information if you have any questions about the local planning laws in Telford and Shropshire.

For porches, you need to apply for planning permission in the following circumstances.

  • If you want your porch to have a ground area of more than 3m squared
  • If you want your porch to be higher than 3m above ground level;
  • Your planned porch would be less than 2m away from the boundary of a home with a highway (highways include public roads, footpaths, bridleways and by-ways).

Click here to find out if you need planning permission for your porch