Garden Buildings and Log
Extract from: The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted
Development) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Order 2008 Planning, A guide
for Householders (Published by the Department of the Environment,
Transport & the Regions). October 2008.
Class E Outbuildings, Enclosures, Swimming Pools
and Oil and Gas Containers
Permitted development subject
to the following limits and conditions:
No building, enclosure, pool or
container forward of the principal elevation fronting a highway.
to be single storey with maximum eaves height of 2.5 metres and maximum overall
height of four metres with a dual pitched roof or three metres for any other
Maximum height 2.5 metres within two metres of a
No verandas, balconies or raised platforms.
50% coverage of garden.
In National Parks, the Broads, Areas of
Outstanding Natural Beauty and World Heritage Sites the maximum area to be
covered by buildings, enclosures, containers or pools more than 20 metres from
house to be limited to 10 metres2.
On article 1(5) land, buildings,
enclosures, containers or pools at the side of properties will require planning
Within the curtilage of listed buildings any outbuilding
will require planning permission.