Category Archives: Legislation – GPDO 2015

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (April 2018) …

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

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

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

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) …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view this post.]

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.]

[UPDATE: For the subsequent updates to the NPPF relating to this consultation, please view this post.]

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

New Legislation – relating to local authority consultations (01/04/2018 and 01/06/2018) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/04/2018 and 01/06/2018: Continue reading

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (December 2017) …

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

New Legislation – relating to the conservation of habitats and species (30/11/2017) …

The following 2 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) came into force on 30/11/2017: Continue reading

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

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (March 2017) …

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

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (06/04/2017) …

[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 06/04/2017: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (06/04/2017) …

[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 06/04/2017: Continue reading

The government publishes the “Fixing our broken housing market – White Paper”, which includes a consultation (until 02/05/2017) on a range of planning proposals …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the response document relating to most aspects of the consultation document.
- This post for the response document relating to local planning (note: the response is shown within section 8 of the "Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 1244").
- This post for the response document relating to fees (note: the response is shown within section 8 of the "Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 1314").
- This post for the response document relating to the General Regulations 1992.]

The government has published the following White Paper, which includes a consultation that runs for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 until 02/05/2017: Continue reading

DCLG publishes the “government response to consultation” with respect to rural planning, along with a further consultation (until 02/05/2017) relating to agricultural PD rights …

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

DCLG has published the following government response to the "Rural Planning Review - Call for Evidence" (which ran for 10 weeks from 11/02/2016 until 21/04/2016), along with a further consultation relating to agricultural PD rights (which runs for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 to 02/05/2017): Continue reading

DCLG publishes the “government response to consultation” with respect to additional storeys in London …

DCLG has published the following government response to the "Consultation on upward extensions in London" (which ran for 8 weeks from 18/02/2016 until 15/04/2016): Continue reading