Author Archives: Steve Speed

IMPORTANT: There appears to be a significant loophole within Part 3 Class Q of the GPDO …

There appears to be a significant loophole within Part 3 Class Q of the GPDO that would allow an agricultural building to be converted into (say) 5 dwellinghouses each with a floor space of more than 465m2.

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The government publishes a consultation (until 10/05/2018) relating to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) …

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 9 1/2 weeks from 05/03/2018 until 10/05/2018: Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the consultation within the “Fixing our broken housing market – White Paper” …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the legislation relating to permitted development.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation within the "Fixing our broken housing market - White Paper" (which ran for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 until 02/05/2017), as well as to the further consultation relating to agricultural PD rights (which ran for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 to 02/05/2017): Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the “Planning for the right homes in the right places” consultation …

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Planning for the right homes in the right places" (which ran for 8 weeks from 14/09/2017 until 09/11/2017): Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 3 additional appeal decisions (total = 82) …

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

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to the General Regulations 1992 …

[NOTE: For the (previously published) legislation relating to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation relating to the General Regulations 1992 within the "Fixing our broken housing market - White Paper" (which ran for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 until 02/05/2017): Continue reading