Permit-free building "Attefallshus"

There are buildings you can construct without a building permit; i.e. Attefallshus.

As of 2 July 2014, it has been permissible to construct one or several stand-alone supplemental buildings with a maximum of 25 m² floor space, and a maximum of 4 meters to the roof apex. An Attefall house may be used as a residence but also as, for example, carports, garages or conservatories.

Attefallshus require a building report, but not a building permit. If you wish to submit a building report, contact the department of planning/building and environment.

As of March 2020, it has been permissible to construct a stand-alone supplement residential buildning with a maximum of 30 m² floor space and a maximum of 4 meters to the roof apex. This type of building can only be used as a residence or a holiday cottage. It can not be used as a garage, carport or conservatory.