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How to get prior approval for your single storey rear extension

How to inform the council of your plans

To take advantage of the temporary increased extension sizes, you must inform the council of your plans so we can consult with your neighbours. The online form is available below:

Get approval from the council for your single storey rear extension 

You can also submit using the downloadable form available from the Planning Portal (see link below) and you can return the form by post or email.

Return by post

Please return the form by post to:

Planning and Development Management,
County Hall,
HU17 9BA

Return by email

Please email the form to beverley.dc@eastriding.gov.uk

Prior Approval of a Proposed Larger Home Extension downloadable form (external pdf 231kb opens in new window)

This application is free of charge to complete.

If your application is incomplete in any way, we will contact your for further information. Once complete, we will inform you when it is classed as 'valid' and can then be processed. 

Read about what happens next below.

What next?

The council will consult with the public, and:

  • if no objections are made within 21 days, the council will inform you that the development can proceed

  • if objections are received within 21 days, the council will consider your proposals and inform you whether your development can go ahead

  • if you do not receive any notification within 42 days of the date your application was classed as 'valid', the development can go ahead

Prepare your plans

Please note: if you aren't confident drawing plans to scale, your builder/architect will be able to supply this for you.

a) a written description of the proposed development including:

  • how far the planned extension extends beyond the rear wall of the original house (the original house is as it was first built, without any extension)

  • the maximum height of the planned extension, and

  • the height of the eaves of the planned extension.


b) three plans including:

  • a site plan at a scale of 1:1250 showing the dwelling and its curtilage with adjoining properties (ie any property sharing a boundary with your house):

Example plan of adjoining properties (pdf 111kb opens in new window)

  • a block plan to a scale of 1:100 or 1:200 indicating the proposed extension in relation to the existing (and if different, the original) dwellinghouse and the relationship to boundaries.

  • external elevations of the proposed extension to a scale of 1:50 or 1:100:

Example plan of external elevations (pdf 56kb opens in new window)

c) the address(es) of any adjoining premises; 

d) your contact details; and 

e) your email address.


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