“Part 1 of the GPDO – INCIDENTAL Appeal Decisions” – 10 additional appeal decisions (total = 396) …

The Part 1 of the GPDO - INCIDENTAL Appeal Decisions document has been updated to include 10 additional appeal decisions relating to the "incidental" requirement of Part 1 Class E, for which the conclusions (short version) are as follows:

September 2020 - Code b00396:

  • Outbuilding (total area 36m2) containing gym (27m2), and WC (2m2).
  • Conclusion: INCIDENTAL

September 2020 - Code b00395:

  • Outbuilding (total area 30m2) containing gym (21m2), and shower room (with WC) (2m2).
  • Conclusion: NOT incidental

August 2020 - Code b00394:

  • Outbuilding (total area 54m2) containing gym (32m2), and storage room (12m2).
  • Conclusion: NOT incidental

August 2020 - Code b00393:

  • Outbuilding (total area 93m2) containing games room (41m2), garden store (21m2), gym (15m2), and sauna (6m2).
  • Conclusion: NOT incidental

August 2020 - Code b00392:

  • Outbuilding 1 (total area 57m2) containing gym (29m2), and home office (19m2).
  • Outbuilding 2 (total area 35m2) containing changing room + plant room + sauna (29m2).
  • Note: The swimming pool (total area 49m2) is open-air, rather than enclosed by a building.
  • Note: The above would be in addition to an existing outbuilding containing "garage and additional living floorspace", and an existing outbuilding containing a "summer house".
  • Conclusion: NOT incidental (outbuilding 1)
  • Conclusion: INCIDENTAL (outbuilding 2 and open-air swimming pool)

August 2020 - Code b00391:

  • Outbuilding (total area 40m2) containing summer room, hot tub, and storage area.
  • Note: The outbuilding is open-sided on 2 elevations.
  • Conclusion: INCIDENTAL

August 2020 - Code b00390:

  • Outbuilding (total area 38m2) to be used "for the purposes of storage and recreation", including a bathroom.
  • Conclusion: NOT incidental

August 2020 - Code b00389:

  • Outbuilding (total area 28m2) containing games room / gym (22m2).
  • Conclusion: INCIDENTAL

July 2020 - Code b00388:

  • Outbuilding (total area 92m2) containing gym, games room, music room, and "man cave".
  • Conclusion: NOT incidental

July 2020 - Code b00387:

  • Outbuilding (total area 75m2) containing home cinema (22m2), gym (20m2), and storage room (13m2).
  • Conclusion: INCIDENTAL


  • 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.