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Do I need planning permission to replace my front wall?

  • 12-04-2023 6:20pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 2,131 ✭✭✭


    Hi there, I live in a 1960s build house and the front wall and gate pillars are in need of work. The pillars in particular are quite unstable. I have received a quote to build a new wall - 700mm high - and replace the pillars. One of the pillars is being moved slightly to widen the narrow entrance. Will I need planning permission for this? Also getting my driveway tarmaced but I presume that’s ok?

    Thanks in advance for any advice!



Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 83 ✭✭whomadewho


    You are able widen a vehicular access to you drive up to a maximum of 3.8m. This will require planning.

    Since you are just rebuilding the wall with new Pillars with a slight widen, I would just go ahead and build it.



  • Registered Users Posts: 671 ✭✭✭Esho


    Yes, if you make any height changes, you are open to complaint.



  • Moderators, Home & Garden Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 17,677 Mod ✭✭✭✭DOCARCH


    Planning permission required to widen the vehicular entrance.



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