Category Archives: Other Parts of the GPDO – Summary of Amendments since 2013

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.

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (03/12/2020 and 01/01/2021 and 06/04/2021) …

[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 03/12/2020 and 01/01/2021 and 06/04/2021: Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to freeports …

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Freeports Consultation - Boosting Trade, Jobs and Investment Across the UK" (which initially ran for 10 weeks from 10/02/2020 until 20/04/2020, and was extended by 12 weeks until 13/07/2020): Continue reading

The government states its intention that new homes delivered via PD rights will need to meet the nationally described space standard …

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

The government has issued the following press release, which states its intention that new homes delivered via permitted development rights will need to meet the nationally described space standard: Continue reading

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

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

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

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to PD rights to support the deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage …

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Proposed reforms to permitted development rights to support the deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage" (which ran for (approx) 10 weeks from 27/08/2019 until 04/11/2019): Continue reading

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

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

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (31/08/2020) …

[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 31/08/2020 (at 9am and 10am respectively): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (25/06/2020 and 01/08/2020) …

[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 25/06/2020 and 01/08/2020: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Coronavirus (COVID-19): planning update” (May 2020) …

MHCLG has published the following "Coronavirus (COVID-19): planning update": Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to the GPDO relating to emergency development by local authorities or health service bodies (09/04/2020) …

[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 09/04/2020 (at 10am): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to the GPDO relating to the temporary provision of takeaway food (24/03/2020) …

[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 24/03/2020 (at 10am): Continue reading

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

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

The government states its intention to make further changes to the planning system, including PD rights …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post and this post for the legislation relating to Part 1 of the GPDO.
- This post and this post for the legislation relating to Other Parts of the GPDO.]

[UPDATE: For the subsequent "Planning for the Future - White Paper", please view this post.]

[UPDATE: For the subsequent "Changes to the current planning system - Consultation on changes to planning policy and regulations", please view this post.]

The government has published the following policy paper, which sets out the government's intention to make further changes to the planning system, including permitted development rights: Continue reading

The government publishes a consultation (until 20/04/2020) relating to freeports …

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

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 10 weeks from 10/02/2020 until 20/04/2020 (update: this consultation was extended by 12 weeks until 13/07/2020): Continue reading