How Long Does Planning Permission Last?

If you have planning approval for an extension or other project, or if you have bought a plot of land that has planning permission to build upon it such a new house you probably have a couple of questions on your mind.

You may be thinking one of the following: how long does planning permission last? Is there anything that can be done to stop planning permission from expiring before you are ready to start your project? If your planning permission has run out, have you got to start the whole process again?

Rest assured we get asked these questions all the time and, in this article, we’re going to do what we do best, take the complexity out of these questions and provide simple answers.