What permits do I need for the installation of a pergola?

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Let's find out in which cases we need to apply for authorisation to put up our pergola.

The pergola is becoming more and more popular all over the world, its characteristics and the different advantages it offers make this solar protection system the most requested among the different models on the market.

In the midst of the popularity of these elements, the question arises: "Do I need permits to install a bioclimatic pergola at home? This is one of the most common questions about pergolas and today we are going to answer it.

First of all we must remember that each project may have particularities and that if you have a doubt or a more specific question, you can contact our advisors who will help you. here our advisors who will help you in the process of installing a Sahara pergola.

Neighbourhood

The first thing you need to do is to check if there are any regulations or guidelines imposed by a possible community of neighbours. If so, it will be necessary to check if the pergola you wish to install (and the place where you are planning to place it) is in accordance with the stipulations of that community.

Installation regulations

As a general rule, bioclimatic pergolas are among the solar protection systems that do not require planning permission. This means that, a priori, they do not require special permits for their installation, except in specific cases such as the following:

When a pergola is installed on the public highway or outside a business.

When the covered area exceeds 20 m ².

When the installation of the pergola in an attic interferes with the height of the building.

In any case, before installing the system, you should be clear about the current regulations in the town or municipality where you live. This information is available at the town hall of the city or municipality where you plan to install the pergola. In this case you will be able to find out if your situation is particular and you need to apply for a permit.

What permits do I need for the installation of a pergola?