Homeowners could be forced to pay for eco-friendly renovations when they want to make simple household repairs under plans being considered by the Government.
The scheme would affect people installing windows, boilers or even conservatories in what has been dubbed a ‘green tax’.
Local councils would be given powers to make you add a new roof and wall insulation or draught proofing on doors before giving you the go-ahead.
If approved, the new rules would come into force in April 2014 and they could add 10% ‘green’ levy to a building project, according to the Daily Mail.
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