Do I need Planning Approval for a detached garage in Ireland
Detached Garage Planning Permission - Ireland
To help you understand these issues we detail below some of the "conditions" attached to planning permission and Building Regulations. (These apply to Ireland only) Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England regulations are quite different - You should in all instances take local advice.
Do I need permission for a Detached Garage?
Detached garages are exempt structures under Part 1 Class 3 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 provided that the following conditions are complied with.
The construction, erection or placing within the curtilage of a house of any tent, awning, shade or other object, greenhouse, garage, store, shed or other similar structure
If the work you are carrying out involves making a new access, or the alteration of an existing access to a trunk or classified road, you will need planning permission.
BUILDING REGULATIONS - Ireland
1. The building shall be detached from any other building.
2. The building shall have a floor area not exceeding 25 square metres.
3. The building shall have a height not exceeding 3 metres, or, in the case of a building with a pitched roof, not exceeding 4 metres.