IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (01/08/2020) …

[UPDATE: The information on this page has subsequently been incorporated into the "Part 1 of the GPDO – Summary of Amendments since 2013" page].

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/08/2020:

New Legislation:

  • June 2020 and August 2020: SI 2020 No. 632 - The Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development and Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (pdf) (link).

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

Note: Regulations 20 and 21 of the above SI 2020 No. 632 (which amend Parts 4 and 12 of the GPDO) come into force on 25/06/2020. All of the other regulations come into force on 01/08/2020.

Short Summary:

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PART 1 CLASS A - AMENDED PD RIGHTS to remove the potential pitfall with the fee for an application for prior approval (i.e. for a larger rear extension):

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PART 1 CLASS B - AMENDED PD RIGHTS in relation to condition B.2(b) (i.e. the 20cm set-back from the eaves, etc):

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PART 1 CLASSES A-H - Part 1 of the GPDO does not apply to a dwellinghouse that was built under Part 20:

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Other Sources of Information:

  • June 2020: "Explanatory Memorandum" to SI 2020 No. 632 (pdf) (link).

Updates to the Planning Jungle website: