## What is the 45 degree rule for extensions?

The 45-degree rule is assessed on both plan and elevation. An extension should not exceed a line taken at 45 degrees from the centre of the nearest ground floor window of a habitable room in an adjoining property.

How do you work out the 45 degree rule?

The 45 degree line shall be drawn in the horizontal plane such that the windows to be considered are those at a similar height of the proposed extension. point is the mid-point of the window of the nearest habitable room for the extension.

Does 45 degree rule apply permitted development?

The 45-dregree rule does not apply to Permitted Development legislation.

### Does 45 degree rule apply single-storey extensions?

The 45° Code will often apply to larger single-storey rear extensions or conservatories, as a lot will depend on how close you are to your neighbour or if you live in a semi-detached house. For conservatories, the colour of the window frame should match the house.

When a building is placed at 45 degrees in plan?

The 45-degree rule is a common guideline used by local planning authorities to determine the impact from a housing development proposal on sunlight and daylight to the neighbouring properties. If you’re thinking of a home extension or a change to your home, and need some advice, get in touch!

Can I build a brick wall on my boundary?

The short answer is “yes, subject to serving a valid notice and following the processes set out in The Party Wall Act. The party wall act only applies to “structures” (ie: a wall with a foundation), it does not apply to timber fences or other screens.

## What are the side lengths of a 45 45 90 Triangle?

A 45°-45°-90° triangle is a special right triangle that has two 45-degree angles and one 90-degree angle. The side lengths of this triangle are in the ratio of; Side 1: Side 2: Hypotenuse = n: n: n√2 = 1:1: √2. The 45°-45°-90° right triangle is half of a square.

What does the 45 degree code in Birmingham mean?

The 45° Code is a measure used around the West Midlands by most councils (including Birmingham City Council) and Calthorpe Estates to ensure that any extension work done to a house does not impinge on your neighbours’ outlook or access to light.

Where do you apply the 45 degree code?

The 45° Code will often apply to larger single-storey rear extensions or conservatories, as a lot will depend on how close you are to your neighbour or if you live in a semi-detached house. The project on the right is a typical example of applying the code to a semi in suburbs of Birmingham, where houses are fairly close together.

### What’s the 45 degree code for residential extensions?

45 Degree Code for Residential Extensions. The 450 Code is one of the factors that the Council will take into account when determining your planning application. If you follow the code, it should lead to a quicker and more favourable decision.