“Part 1 of the GPDO – INCIDENTAL Appeal Decisions” – 7 additional appeal decisions (total = 336) …

The Part 1 of the GPDO - INCIDENTAL Appeal Decisions document has been updated to include 7 additional appeal decisions relating to the "incidental" requirement of Part 1 Class E, for which the conclusions (short version) are as follows:

November 2019 - Code b00336 (NOT incidental):

  • Outbuilding (total area 27m2) containing office (27m2).
  • Note: When assessing the structure against the "incidental" requirement of Part 1 Class E, the Inspector takes into consideration the fact that the structure would be separated from the main house by a relatively small gap (approx 0.05m).

November 2019 - Code b00335 (NOT incidental):

  • Outbuilding (total area 43m2) containing gym (22m2), changing room (10m2), garden store (8m2), and shower room (with WC) (3m2).
  • Note: This would be in addition to existing outbuildings (which the Inspector states include "a triple garage, store and games room, utility room and a further detached garage").

November 2019 - Code b00334 (INCIDENTAL):

  • Outbuilding (total area 49m2) containing playroom / storage room (49m2).

November 2019 - Code b00333 (INCIDENTAL):

  • Outbuilding (total area 139m2) containing swimming pool (84m2), gym area (21m2), plant room (15m2), changing room (8m2), 2 x shower rooms (6m2), and WC (4m2).

October 2019 - Code b00332 (NOT INCIDENTAL):

  • Outbuilding (total area 105m2) containing garage + workshop for 2 cars and 13 motorbikes (105m2).

October 2019 - Code b00331 (INCIDENTAL):

  • Outbuilding (total area 187m2) containing hydrotherapy pool + jacuzzi (38m2), billiards room (36m2), TV + sports room (25m2), fitness room (14m2), study (11m2), sauna (8m2), changing room (6m), shower room (with WC) (5m2), and WC (2m2).

October 2019 - Code b00330 (INCIDENTAL):

  • Outbuilding (total area 89m2) containing a garage for 2 classic cars and 2 everyday cars (89m2).
  • Note: This would be in addition to an existing outbuilding containing a garage for 2 classic cars.


  • To view the conclusions (full version) and decision notices for any of the above appeals, please view the Part 1 of the GPDO - INCIDENTAL Appeal Decisions document. As a member of the Planning Jungle website, you can view the decision notices for all of the appeals within the above document for no extra cost.