Below are a few indicative
tips, for the potential client to avoid conflict, problems and possibly financial
According to the local planning regulations
on Skopelos Island
MINIMUM PLOT SIZE OUTSIDE
A freehold building plot which is outside the Town's
Plan can obtain
building permission when it has a minimum size of 4.000m². On a
plot of 4.000m² buildings totalling 200m² can be built, plus 20m² of
covered patios and 20m² of covered balconies. Basements are extra and do
Basements are allowed to have reasonable heights; 3 metres for
example is a very good height and acceptable by the Building Office.
However, they should not be
raised more than 80 cm above the ground level, and windows are allowed
to be constructed on that raised part of the building.
To get a renovation permission or main electricity
connection for an old cottage, outside the Town's Plan
on a piece of land smaller than 4.000m², legal documentary
evidence should be produced to prove that it was built before 1955.