IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (21/05/2024) …

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

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 21/05/2024:

New Legislation:

  • May 2024: SI 2024 No. 579 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2024 (pdf) (link).

Short Summary:

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PART 3 CLASS Q - AMENDED PD RIGHTS for a change of use from either an agricultural building or a former agricultural building to C3 (including a single storey rear extension):

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PART 3 CLASS R - AMENDED PD RIGHTS for a change of use from an agricultural building to a "flexible use" (i.e. B2, B8, C1, E, F.2(c), or "agricultural training"):

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PART 3 PARAGRAPH W - Procedure for applications for prior approval under Part 3:

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PART 3 PARAGRAPH X - Interpretation of Part 3:

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PART 6 CLASS A - AMENDED PD RIGHTS for agricultural development on agricultural units of 5 hectares or more:

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PART 6 CLASS B - AMENDED PD RIGHTS for agricultural development on agricultural units of less than 5 hectares:

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COMPENSATION REGULATIONS 2015 - Limiting compensation liability where an LPA withdraws PD rights under Part 6 Classes A or B by issuing an article 4 direction:

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Other Sources of Information:

  • July 2023: Consultation on additional flexibilities to support housing delivery, the agricultural sector, businesses, high streets and open prisons; and a call for evidence on nature-based solutions, farm efficiency projects and diversification (link) (pdf print version of HTML webpage).
    - Note: For more information about the above document, please view this post.
  • April 2024: "Explanatory Memorandum" to SI 2024 No. 579 (pdf) (link).

Updates to the Planning Jungle website: