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    Advice about boundary height

    A neighbour wanted to build a really high fence between a property I own and theirs. I (and they) are aware that maximum height without planning permission is 2 metres (including any trellis topper). However what they have done is to build instead a narrow very long shed about 30cm from the boundary with a massively sloping roof such that the height on my side is about 4.5m!.

    Can someone point me to legislation or anything at about this - i.e.

    a) the law relates to a boundary, but what if the boundary feature is constructed just a few inches from the boundary.
    b) What if the boundary feature is more than just a boundary feature?

    There is no planning application at all. It is in a designated conservation area as well.

    Any help appreciated. Basically I want it ripped down.

    #2
    A call to you local planning office and BCO would be your next steps imho

    and be aware rules can differ a lot. Where we live ANY building in the garden needs PP

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      #3
      Take a look at this

      https://ecab.planningportal.co.uk/up...tbuildings.pdf

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        #4
        The out-building cannot be more than 2.5 metres in height because it is within 2 metres of a boundary, although the height is to be measured from the highest point of original ground level. Outbuilding height.jpg

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