Do I need approval to build a detached domestic garage?

Answer: 

No, providing the garage does not exceed 30m², does not contain sleeping accommodation and

  • is at least one metre from the boundary of the property, or,
  • is built substantially of non-combustible material

This advice relates solely to Building Control Opens in a new window matters and you should consult the planning pages of the website or the planning portal Opens in a new window website for advice on planning matters.