IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (06/04/2016) …

[UPDATE: The information on this page has subsequently been incorporated into the "Other Parts of the GPDO – Summary of Amendments since 2013" page].

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 06/04/2016:

New Legislation:

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Note: This post provides a summary of the amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO. For a summary of the amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO, please view this post.

Short Summary:

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PART 3 CLASS D - Correction of the phrase "a change of use of a building within its curtilage":

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PART 3 CLASS M - AMENDED PD RIGHTS to allow a change of use from a "launderette" (or a "launderette"+dwellinghouse) to C3:

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PART 3 CLASS O - AMENDED PD RIGHTS for a change of use from B1(a) to C3:

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PART 3 CLASS PA - NEW PD RIGHTS for a change of use from B1(c) to C3 during the 6 year period from 01/10/2017 to 30/09/2023:

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PART 3 PARAGRAPH W - For certain Classes the developer needs to submit a statement specifying the net increase in dwellinghouses:

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PART 4 CLASS B - AMENDED PD RIGHTS for the temporary use of land for any purpose for up to 28 days per calendar year:

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PART 17 CLASSES J AND K - AMENDED PD RIGHTS for the use of land etc for mineral exploration:

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PART 17 CLASSES JA AND KA - NEW PD RIGHTS for the use of land etc in respect of petroleum exploration:

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GPDO (GENERAL) - Requirement in article 7A for the Secretary of State to review articles 1 to 7 of the GPDO every 5 years:

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Comments by the Planning Jungle website about the above amendments to Part 3 Class O:

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Other Sources of Information:

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Updates to the Planning Jungle website:

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