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Title Loft conversions [electronic resource] / John Coutts.
Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition 2nd ed.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Loft Conversions; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Planning and legal considerations; Permitted development; Permitted development law; Commentary on permitted development provisions -- England; Permitted development restrictions; Curtilage: raising party walls; Conservation areas; Article IV directions; Planning conditions affecting permitted development; Listed buildings; Other conditions affecting development; Restrictive covenants; Mortgage lenders; Buildings and contents insurance; Tree preservation orders; Bats; Lawful Development Certificate; Planning permission.
Planning applicationsSources of planning guidance; Supplementary planning guidance; Supplementary planning documents; Design guides; Design codes; Local Development Framework; Unitary Development Plan; The Party Wall etc. Act 1996; Procedure; Disputes; 2 The Building Regulations and building control; The Building Act 1984; The Building Regulations; Approved Document guidance; Compliance guides; Relationship between the Building Regulations and the Approved Documents; Building control; Local authority building control; Full plans; Building notice; Notification and inspection of work.
Resolving Building Regulations disputesElectronic building control applications; Approved inspector building control; 3 External forms; Primary influences on form; Planning considerations; Pitch, plan and headroom; Stair access; Shallow-pitched roofs; Existing roof type; Conversion forms; Roof space only conversion; Box dormer conversion; Front box dormer conversion; Hip-to-gable conversion; Side dormer conversion; Full-width dormer with masonry flanks; Mansard conversion; Lean-to conversion; Half dormer; Existing attic rooms; Galleries and platforms; Traditional dormer forms; Gabled dormer.
Hipped dormerFlat dormer (small); Cat slide dormer; Recessed dormer; Eyebrow dormer; Arched dormer; Segmental dormer; Pedimented dormer; Canted bay dormer; Design considerations; Fenestration; Roof detail; Vertical cladding and roofing materials; Chimney positions; Drainage; 4 Fire safety; Regulatory framework; Main changes to Approved Document B (2006); Fire resistance: basic requirements; Warning and escape; Floor height rules; Storey and floor numbering rules; Fire safety: common configurations -- Floor not more than 4.5m above lowest ground level; Means of warning; Means of escape.
One floor more than 4.5m above ground levelMeans of warning; First floor fire resistance; New floor (conversion); Escape windows; Means of escape; More than one floor over 4.5m above ground level; Galleries; Elements and terminology; Access room; AFD; Air circulation systems; Alternative escape route; Automatic self-closing devices (self closers); Balconies and flat roofs; Cavity barriers; Doors -- glazing in final exit; Emergency egress (escape) windows and external doors; Escape route; Final exit; Fire curtains; Fire detection and fire alarm systems; Fire doors.
Note Fire stopping and the protection of openings.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Mar. 6, 2013).
Subject Lofts -- Remodeling for other use.
Lofts -- Remodeling for other use -- Great Britain.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Coutts, John Loft Conversions New York : Wiley, c2012 9781118400043
ISBN 9781118400029 (electronic bk.)
111840002X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # EBC1120703
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