Category Archives: Legislation – Use Classes Order 1987

The claim (by “Rights : Community : Action”) for judicial review of the recent amendments to the GPDO 2015 and the Use Classes Order 1987 has been dismissed …

In August 2020, "Rights : Community : Action" submitted an application for permission to apply for judicial review of the recent amendments to the GPDO 2015 and the Use Classes Order 1987.  For reference, this consists of the amendments to the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2020 No. 755 and SI 2020 No. 756 (which came into force on 31/08/2020) and the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 made by SI 2020 No. 757 (which came in force on 01/09/2020).

The claim for judicial review was heard by the High Court in October 2020, and was dismissed by a judgment that was handed down on 17/11/2020.

For more information about this judicial review, please view this page on the "Rights : Community : Action" website (which includes a link to the transcript of the judgment on the Bailii.org website). "Rights : Community : Action" states that it intends to appeal.

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (October 2020) …

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

The “Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 made by SI 2020 No. 757 on 01/09/2020 …

The "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 made by SI 2020 No. 757 on 01/09/2020. This document is available via the above page of the website, or via the following (direct) link:

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An application has been submitted (by the “Rights : Community : Action” group) for permission to apply for judicial review of the recent amendments to the GPDO 2015 and the Use Classes Order 1987 …

[UPDATE: The claim for judicial review was subsequently dismissed by a judgment that was handed down on 17/11/2020 - for more information, please view this post.]

An application has been submitted for permission to apply for judicial review of the recent amendments to the GPDO 2015 and the Use Classes Order 1987.  For reference, this consists of the amendments to the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2020 No. 755 and SI 2020 No. 756 (due to come into force on 31/08/2020) and the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 made by SI 2020 No. 757 (due to come in force on 01/09/2020).

For more information about this judicial review, please view this post on Martin Goodall's "Planning Law Blog".

IMPORTANT: The government publishes a consultation (until 29/10/2020) on significant changes to the planning system …

The government has published the following White Paper, which includes a consultation that runs for 12 weeks from 06/08/2020 until 29/10/2020: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (August 2020) …

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

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (July 2020) …

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

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – relating to the Use Classes Order 1987 (01/09/2020) …

[UPDATE: For subsequent amendments to the below SI 2020 No. 757, please view this post and this post.]

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/09/2020: Continue reading

The “Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to Parts 3 and 4 of the GPDO made by SI 2019 No. 907 on 25/05/2019 …

The "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to Parts 3 and 4 of the GPDO made by SI 2019 No. 907 on 25/05/2019. This document is available via the above page of the website, or via the following (direct) link:

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IMPORTANT: The government publishes its response to the “Planning Reform …” consultation …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post, this post, and this post for the legislation relating to Part 1 of the GPDO.
- This post, this post, and this post for the legislation relating to Other Parts of the GPDO.
- This post and this post for the legislation relating to the Advertisement Regulations 2007.
- This post and this post for the legislation relating to the Fees Regulations 2012.
- This post for the legislation relating to the Use Classes Order 1987.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Planning Reform - Supporting the high street and increasing the delivery of new homes" (which ran for 11 weeks from 29/10/2018 until 14/01/2019): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government states its intention to proceed with most of the proposals within the recent “Planning Reform …” consultation …

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

James Brokenshire MP (Secretary of State for MHCLG) has made the following written statement to Parliament, which states the government's intention to proceed with most of the proposals within the recent "Planning Reform ..." consultation: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (March 2019) …

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

IMPORTANT: The government publishes a consultation (until 14/01/2019) on a range of planning proposals, including proposed changes to the GPDO and the Use Classes Order …

[UPDATE: For a subsequent written statement to Parliament, which states the government's intention to proceed with most of the proposals within this consultation, please view this post.]

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

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 11 weeks from 29/10/2018 until 14/01/2019: 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

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