“GPDO Part 14 Classes A and B – LDC Appeal Decisions” – 1 additional appeal decision (total = 5) …

The "GPDO Part 14 Classes A and B - LDC Appeal Decisions" document has been updated to include 1 additional appeal decision relating to solar panels (1 "LDC Appeal" and 0 "Enforcement Appeals"), for which the conclusions are as follows:

May 2013 - Code P14CAB-007 (appeal allowed):

  • This appeal decision provides an example of how to assess solar panels against conditions A.2(a) and A.2(b), which require that such equipment is, so far as practicable, sited so as to minimise its effect on “(a) … the external appearance of the building” and “(b) … the amenity of the area”.
    [Conclusion: Solar panels on west-south-west front roof of main house would comply with A.2(a) and A.2(b)].


  • To view the conclusions, summaries, and decision notices for any of the above appeals, please view the "GPDO Part 14 Classes A and B - LDC Appeal Decisions" document. As a member of the Planning Jungle website, you can view the decision notices for all of the appeals on the website for no extra cost.
  • Any of the above conclusions marked with a "(*)" contradict other appeal decisions. The "Reference Section" within the above document indicates how many appeals have supported and contradicted each particular conclusion.