Do you need planning permission for a Catio?

Table of contents:

  1. Do you need planning permission for a Catio?
  2. What happens if you build without planning permission?
  3. How much does a cat enclosure cost?
  4. How do you keep a cat in your yard?
  5. What do you put in a cat's enclosure?

Do you need planning permission for a Catio?

You will need planning permission for your catio if you want to build it next to a public road. Depending on the design and exact position of the catio, it can create blind spots for motorists.

What happens if you build without planning permission?

If you build without planning permission, you may not be breaking any rules. However, if there is a planning breach, you may have to submit a retrospective application or even appeal against an enforcement notice.

How much does a cat enclosure cost?

In 2020 the average price for all patio cat enclosures was $485.

How do you keep a cat in your yard?

How to Keep Your Cat in the Yard

  1. Overhead Netting. If you already have a fence installed, overhead netting is an easy way to prevent your cat from escaping the yard by jumping or climbing. ...
  2. Fully Netted Fence. ...
  3. The Oscillot. ...
  4. The Catio.

What do you put in a cat's enclosure?

Toys You Can Put In Your Outdoor Enclosure To Keep Your Kitty Entertained

  1. A Scratching Post. Every cat should have a scratching post available to them. ...
  2. A Cat Kong. For a pet, there's no motivation like FOOD! ...
  3. A Fake Field Mouse. ...
  4. A Crinkly Paper Bag, Or Cardboard Box. ...
  5. Pop Up Tunnels. ...
  6. A Dangling Toy To Hang From The Mesh.