Jerry Stone

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Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 8

Jerry Stone

11:40 AM, 21st January 2019
About 9 months ago

Joining of houses by purchasing next-door?

Yes you will. need Planning Permission and in many areas this may well not be a simple process as most authorities are under pressure it increase housing stock and not to reduce it.
Whilst you have some argument about your son planning decisions are rarely raised on individual circumstances.... Read More

Jerry Stone

11:16 AM, 10th August 2018
About A year ago

Letting Out Annex via Airbnb?

This is an interesting matter and the Planning law is a little hazy on it.
I am currently dealing with a identical matter where the Council took the view that it needed permission and we argued it did not.
The lead case on this is Moore vs Suffolk Coastal.
The maine issue to be aware of is that you do not do anything wrong if you do it without planning permission. It's only that they may ask you to apply at a later date.
Then you apply. If you want some help or advice drop me a line.
The 140 days only applies in london Read More

Jerry Stone

17:05 PM, 16th March 2018
About 2 years ago

Are fitted carpets landlord fitting or content?

Just had the same experience. Interestingly however laminate flooring is no and is classified as part of the building.... Read More

Jerry Stone

9:44 AM, 29th March 2016
About 4 years ago

Implied restrictive covenant breach on Ex LA student let in Norwich

At the end of the day Covenants are enforceable by way of an injunction.
It's a judgement are Norwich going to pursue an injunction to prevent you doing this?
I would think it highly unlikely.
It is an interesting area.
I had one council charge me a third of the value of a garden plot (14,500) to gain their permission to develop it but the adjacent council gave me the permission for free.... Read More

Jerry Stone

12:37 PM, 21st March 2016
About 4 years ago

I have got stuck with an illegal loft conversion?

Reply to the comment left by "sally lloyd" at "21/03/2016 - 12:32":

There are plenty of Private Building Control suppliers these days Sally who will give you advice.
It used to be very expensive to achieve building regulations because you needed Fire doors and alarms etc. however a mist sprinkler system is a very economic system for around 2500 pounds and well worth the cost for the increase in the value.
If you have made the changes for more than 4 years and you do need planning you can apply for a certificate of lawful use.... Read More