Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Loopholes in planning laws

An interesting article on the subject at Gizmodo - neither we nor they suggest breaking the law but it's an intriguing roundup of ways some of them can be bent a little... Here's a snippet:
Of course, there are tons of reasons to subvert (or break) the law when it comes to buildings: Sometimes they are well-meaning, other times, they are deeply misguided and illegal, and it's worth pointing out that building code itself should never be broken. But it's easy to get excited about well-placed loopholes—especially if it means you could build (or help build) your own space.
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1 comment:

  1. So very true. Not the least of it is the TV programme that recently stated that a separate residential building DIDN''T need planning permission if it was below 2.5 m in height. That information is simply wrong.....