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The planning rules for porches are applicable to any external door to the dwellinghouse.
Adding a porch to any external door of your home is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, provided:
Please note: the permitted development allowances described above apply to houses - not flats, maisonettes or other buildings.
Building a porch at ground level and under 30 square metres in floor area is normally exempt from the need for building regulation approval. This is provided that glazing and any fixed electrical installations comply with the appropriate sections of building regulations.
For a porch to be exempt from building regulations approval: