IMPORTANT: There appears to be a major loophole within the GPDO that would allow virtually any C3 house (or flat) to be converted (over time) into multiple C3 flats without planning permission from the Council …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this loophole, please view this post].

There appears to be a major loophole within the GPDO that would allow virtually any C3 house (or flat) to be converted (over time) into multiple C3 flats without planning permission from the Council, as detailed below:

Short Summary:

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Link to the legislation:

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Further information - Section 1:

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Further information - Section 2:

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Emails between the Planning Jungle website and DCLG:

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Link to the above emails:

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