Do I need planning permission in Spain and how do I apply for it?
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Do I need planning permission in Spain and how do I apply for it?

Almost any type of restoration work or home renovations requires planning permission in Spain, unlike in other countries such as the UK where you only need planning permission for major changes like extensions.

Block of flats collapses after huge cracks appear

Block of flats collapses after huge cracks appear

Six years on: Spain starts building again

Six years on: Spain starts building again

Spain’s building sector fastest growing in EU

Spain’s building sector fastest growing in EU

Spanish builders made ‘slaves’ by German firm

Spanish builders made ‘slaves’ by German firm

Spanish bankruptcies hit the roof in 2013

Spanish bankruptcies hit the roof in 2013

‘Spaniards are taking our jobs’: French builders

‘Spaniards are taking our jobs’: French builders

Venice sues Spain’s most ‘infamous’ architect

Venice sues Spain’s most ‘infamous’ architect

‘Spanish firm built our bridge upside down’

‘Spanish firm built our bridge upside down’

Sacyr makes costs offer in Panama Canal spat

Sacyr makes costs offer in Panama Canal spat

Spain joins talks on Panama Canal costs row

Spain joins talks on Panama Canal costs row

Panama president warns Spain over canal row

Panama president warns Spain over canal row

Spanish firm halts $5.3b Panama Canal project

Spanish firm halts $5.3b Panama Canal project

The Local’s most popular stories of 2013

The Local’s most popular stories of 2013

Ebay prankster flogs off Spanish parliament for €1

Ebay prankster flogs off Spanish parliament for €1

Bill Gates deal boosts Spain’s building sector

Bill Gates deal boosts Spain’s building sector

Hidden cash rumour sparks run on rubble

Hidden cash rumour sparks run on rubble