General Height Restrictions on Buildings in Comporta
Depending on where the property is located and under what category you are building the following height restrictions on buildings in Comporta apply.
General Residential Buildings (Homes in Comporta)
Floor to eaves – three metres.
In some developments this may be three and a half metres.
The roof may be flat or with an apex.
The apex is generally calculated to be at a forty degree angle.
Sometimes the maximum height above the eaves may be restricted to two and a half metres.
On some larger parcels of land, you may be able to build up to twenty percent of the building up to six metres in height.
The restrictions for the farmer’s home tend to be the same as for residential buildings.
The agricultural buildings may be as high as six metres or in some instances six and a half metres with an apex roof at the same angle as residential buildings.
The distance between the floor and eaves may be as high as six or six and a half metres, although the buildings are still considered to be single-storey structures.
Although a second-storey is not allowed, some buildings are built with an interior mezzanine floor.
The roof may be flat or angled as per the regulations for residential buildings.
The above height restrictions on buildings in Comporta are only a guideline as each area of Comporta or certain developments may have their own rules.
It is always advisable to find out the regulations prior to purchasing a property in Comporta which are generally found at the local planning department and which may also be confirmed by your architect.