Author Archives: Steve Speed

Court of Appeal judgment about the legal effect of successfully completing the prior approval process (16/06/2017) …

Introduction:

The following Court of Appeal judgment about the legal effect of successfully completing the prior approval process was handed down on 16/06/2017: Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 1 additional appeal decision (total = 59) …

The Part 3 of the GPDO - Information about Appeal Decisions page has been updated to include 1 additional appeal decision (1 x Part 3 Class C), which means that the informal lists of prior approval appeals now include the following: Continue reading

“Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” – EXTRACT showing the interactions dated May 2010 versus the interactions dated May 2017 …

Last week the "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document was updated to incorporate SI 2017 No. 619 (which comes into force on 23/05/2017). The final page of this document is a flowchart that illustrates the interactions between the Use Classes - i.e. showing the permitted changes of use and temporary uses from Parts 3 and 4 of the GPDO 2015 (as amended).

For comparison purposes, the following extract has been taken from the above document to show the interactions dated May 2010 versus the interactions dated May 2017:
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IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to the GPDO in relation to A4 buildings (pubs, etc) (23/05/2017) …

[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 23/05/2017: Continue reading