Category Archives: Legislation – GPDO 1995

DCLG provides further information about the responses to the 2014 “Technical consultation on planning” …

Summary:

Following a freedom of information (FOI) request by the Planning Jungle website, DCLG has provided the following further information about the responses to the 2014 "Technical consultation on planning": Continue reading

DCLG publishes the “government response to consultation” (for the 2014 consultation) with respect to the GPDO and the Use Classes Order …

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

DCLG has published the following government response to the "Technical consultation on planning" (which ran for 8 weeks from 31/07/2014 until 26/09/2014): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – the GPDO 2015 (15/04/2015) – Amendments to Parts 2 and 5-19 …

[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) came into force on 15/04/2015: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – the GPDO 2015 (15/04/2015) – Amendments to Parts 3 and 4 …

[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 15/04/2015: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – the GPDO 2015 (15/04/2015) – Amendments to Part 1 …

[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 15/04/2015: Continue reading

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (March 2015) …

DCLG has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – 16 new Statutory Instruments and 2 new Directions are due to come into force, mostly between 01/04/2015 and 15/04/2015…

The following 16 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) and 2 new Directions are due to come into force, mostly between 01/04/2015 and 15/04/2015: Continue reading

New Legislation – relating to the removal of PD rights for certain A4 buildings (pubs, etc), including those that are on the “list of assets of community value” (06/04/2015) …

[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 06/04/2015: Continue reading

New Legislation – relating to 1) “Highways England Company Limited” and 2) the requirements to notify and consult in the case of certain development affecting highways (01/04/2015) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/04/2015: Continue reading

The government publishes consultation (until 16/04/2015) relating to the drilling of boreholes for groundwater monitoring for petroleum exploration …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government "response" to this consultation, along with a "further" consultation, please view this post].

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 6 weeks from 05/03/2015 until 16/04/2015: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: DCLG has updated its “Planning Practice Guidance” website to include a new section relating to Part 3 Classes M, MA, and MB of the GPDO …

On 05/03/2015, DCLG updated its "Planning Practice Guidance" website to include the following new section relating to Part 3 Classes M, MA, and MB of the GPDO: Continue reading

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (January 2015) …

DCLG has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

The Government announces its intention to remove PD rights for pubs that are listed as assets of community value …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this statement, please view this post].

Kris Hopkins (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government) has made the following written statement to Parliament, which states that the government intends to remove PD rights for pubs that are listed as assets of community value:

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IMPORTANT: The government publishes consultation (until 26/09/2014) on a wide range of planning proposals, including proposed changes to the GPDO and the Use Classes Order …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government "response" to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the "response" document with respect to the GPDO and the Use Classes Order.

- This post for the "response" document with respect to the deemed discharge of planning conditions.
- This post for the "response" document with respect to the use of planning conditions.

- This post for the "response" document with respect to changes to Development Consent Orders for nationally significant infrastructure projects.
- This post for the "response" document with respect to the consent process for nationally significant infrastructure projects.

- This post for the "response" document with respect to neighbourhood planning.
- This post for the "response" document with respect to environmental impact assessments.
- This post for the "response" document with respect to planning application processes.]

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 8 weeks from 31/07/2014 until 26/09/2014: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: There appears to be a major loophole within the GPDO that would allow virtually any C3 house (or flat) to be converted (over time) into multiple C3 flats without planning permission from the Council …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this loophole, please view this post].

There appears to be a major loophole within the GPDO that would allow virtually any C3 house (or flat) to be converted (over time) into multiple C3 flats without planning permission from the Council, as detailed below:

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IMPORTANT: Information from DCLG about how to interpret Part 1 paragraph A.4(2A) of the GPDO …

In response to a series of emails from the Planning Jungle website, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has provided the following information about how to interpret Part 1 paragraph A.4(2A) of the GPDO.  Please note that this information is also relevant to the equivalent provision within Part 3 paragraph N(2A) of the GPDO. Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (06/04/2014) …

[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 2 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) come into force on 06/04/2014:

New Legislation: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (06/04/2014) …

[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 06/04/2014:

New Legislation: Continue reading