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canvas garage

Postby aikmanmosquito » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:09 am

Any Capri owners out there use one of these temporary canvas garages? looking to buy one to store my Capri in while my other project is moved into the garage to be restored. Are they any good, do they keep moisture etc off the car, and more importantly what are the rules etc for having one, do they need a permit or planning from our corrupt local authorities? Any advice appreciated.

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Re: canvas garage

Postby andyd » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:32 pm

aikmanmosquito wrote:Any Capri owners out there use one of these temporary canvas garages? looking to buy one to store my Capri in while my other project is moved into the garage to be restored. Are they any good, do they keep moisture etc off the car, and more importantly what are the rules etc for having one, do they need a permit or planning from our corrupt local authorities? Any advice appreciated.

Not used one, but canvas may sweat though??? That would be my only concern :?
As it's a temporary structure I wouldn't think it would be an issue with any authorities.

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Re: canvas garage

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:39 pm

I think the planning issue will depend on the length of time you wish to keep it erected. Temporary structures only require planning permission if they remain up for over 28 days. Your particular requirement for permission may also depend on where it will be located on your property and the size of the structure.

Why not play it safe and contact your local authority for clarification of the rules in your area?

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Re: canvas garage

Postby andyd » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:44 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:I think the planning issue will depend on the length of time you wish to keep it erected. Temporary structures only require planning permission if they remain up for over 28 days. Your particular requirement for permission may also depend on where it will be located on your property and the size of the structure.

Andrew.

You sound like a solicitor Andrew :whistle: Or just someone that deals with erection issues :lol:

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Re: canvas garage

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:05 pm

Bit of a stiff question as if you live in Scotland the planning regs are different to England . I never seen canvas I know of plastic type gagarge but they must be battened down right also make sure it does not touch the car (wind). If for a short time I would get cover like stormproff that I use sometimes at home .
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Re: canvas garage

Postby pbar » Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:16 am

aikmanmosquito wrote:more importantly what are the rules etc for having one, do they need a permit or planning from our corrupt local authorities? Any advice appreciated.


Depends where it goes to be honest. For example if it is going in a garden to the rear of a house, and it not taking up more than half of the groundspace then it will be permitted development and you will not need to seek permission. And you can leave it there for as long as you like.There is still a height restriction which you need to keep within though, I wouldn't of thought a canvas type garage would exceed that.

If it is to be placed forward of the property, this is not allowed. You cannot have any structure, other than a porch (and that size is restricted) towards the front of a house unless it is temporary. It has nothing to do with the materials it is made from, people often think that as long as something isn't brick built then it's ok. You cannot for example have a garden shed on your driveway. Temporary means it can remain in place for a month, and only twice in a six month period I think it is.

If you can offer more details I will offer what I can, I do have some experience with it all. You can also ask the council for pre-planning advice, which is free.

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Re: canvas garage

Postby Not_Anumber » Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:55 pm

If you can make it look like a canvas / flexible plastic cover over a caravan no one will bat an eyelid.

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Re: canvas garage

Postby pbar » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:06 am

Not_Anumber wrote:If you can make it look like a canvas / flexible plastic cover over a caravan no one will bat an eyelid.


Again, depends where it is. In a lot of homes a covenant is in place restricting the positioning of a caravan at the front of a property.

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Re: canvas garage

Postby pbar » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:09 am

You know, it's been ten days since these questions were asked. And numerous replies have been offered, people giving time to try to help.

Then there is zero response, I mean, why do people do this? Is it not simply just rude?