Planning Permission Frequently Asked Questions
Can I convert my garage to domestic use?
The conversion for use as part of a dwelling house (e.g. as a living room or bedroom) of a garage, store, shed etc. attached to the rear or side of a house is normally exempted development, subject to the 40 square metre limit and conditions as set out in Question 5 above.
Note: You should contact your planning authority if you are unsure of any of the above conditions in relation to any proposed extension.