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In addition to planning you made need council sent. Planning are not really concerned with matters on the title, that's for a property owner to resolve. I would say separate consent is required.
Next point regarding construction of a dwelling within the curtilage of the property is not restricted to a flat. It will include the construction of a separate property on the land.
Two choices, get consent or get indemnity. If you go down the consent route and are held to ransom or get a refusal then you cannot get indemnity insurance.
Indemnity insurance would be the preferred route.
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You can get a policy prior to development. This would be preferable, just in case and objection is raised during development.
Regarding your development you only need to be in contact with planning and building control.