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Can I have a roof window if I live in a conservation area or listed building?

Can I have a roof window if I live in a conservation area or listed building?

Designated areas include areas of outstanding beauty, national park, conservation area or World Heritage Sites.  You must apply for planning permission before a loft conversion in a conservation area. Considerations for permission include the height of the roofline, the impact on parking, the loss of light, privacy, noise and effect on nature conservation.

If you construct a loft conversion without a planning permission, your loft conversion is illegal and attracts a hefty fine of up to £10,000.