How long does planning permission take in tower hamlets?
We will usually tell you our decision within eight weeks. The time limit for large or complex applications is 13 weeks or 16 weeks if an application is subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
How do I find out if my property has permitted development rights?
You can read about permitted development on the Planning Portal. Visit the Planning Portal website to find out if you will need planning permission.
What council is Whitechapel in?
Tower Hamlets London Borough Council
The local authority is Tower Hamlets London Borough Council….London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
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Is Tower Hamlets a London borough?
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is situated in the east of London. It covers much of the traditional East End. Tower Hamlets includes one of the highest ethnic minority populations in the capital and has an established British Bangladeshis business and residential community.
What is the 45 degree rule?
The 45-degree rule is a common guideline used by local planning authorities to determine the impact from a housing development proposal on sunlight and daylight to the neighbouring properties. If you’re thinking of a home extension or a change to your home, and need some advice, get in touch!
What is the maximum size you can build without planning permission?
You can build a garage or outbuilding on your property without planning permission as long as it’s of a reasonable size – no higher than 4 metres. Do bear in mind though that outbuildings cannot take up more than half of the land around the original property.
What is the poorest borough in London?
Tower Hamlets has the highest rate of poverty in the capital, at 39 per cent, meaning around two in five people in the borough are living in poverty….Below is a table of the poverty rates in each London borough ranked lowest to highest.
Is Tower Hamlets the poorest borough?
Tower Hamlets is the most deprived borough in London on three of the five summary measures (the average score, the extent and the most deprived ten per cent measures). On the average rank and concentration measures, Tower Hamlets is ranked third most deprived in London.
How close can my Neighbour build to my boundary?
How close to my boundary can my Neighbour build? Single story extensions to the side of your property to be no more than four meters in height and no wider than half the original size of the property. For those building a double extension on their property, you cannot go closer than seven meters to the boundary.
When a building is placed at 45 degrees in plan?
How close can I build to my Neighbours boundary?
What is the richest part of London?
The Most Expensive Neighborhoods in London
- Knightsbridge. Knightsbridge is one of the poshest neighborhoods in the world.
- West Brompton.
- City of Westminster.
How to apply for planning in Tower Hamlets?
Make, view, comment and get help with planning applications. Apply for building regulations approval, get building control advice, site inspection requests, report dangerous structures. Policies and guidance for the future development of Tower Hamlets, including the Local Plan.
Are there short term let properties in Tower Hamlets?
Short term let properties fall within the same planning use class as hotels, boarding and guest houses (Class C1). Housing is precious in our borough – 19,000 Tower Hamlets households are on our waiting list either homeless or living in unsuitable accommodation.
Who is responsible for planning for Bishopsgate Goodsyard?
Following discussions with the GLA, Hackney and Tower Hamlets councils, the developer has been preparing an amended scheme for Bishopsgate Goodsyard. Hackney and Tower Hamlets will formally consult local residents and businesses on behalf of the GLA on this amended planning application.
How to find out when planning permission is not required?
Guidance on when planning permission is not required for certain types of changes to a property. How to calculate and find out about planning application fees, including how to pay. Request copies of planning and building control documents or file retrieval, including our costs .