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

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes their report (July 2021) relating to their permitted development rights inquiry …

The "Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee" (a "Commons Select Committee") has published the following report relating to their permitted development rights inquiry: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (01/08/2021) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/08/2021: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (May 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government publishes a consultation (until 03/06/2021) relating to PD rights …

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

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 3 weeks from 13/05/2021 until 03/06/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (16/04/2021) …

[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) came into force on 16/04/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (21/04/2021) …

[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 21/04/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government publishes its response to the “Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure” consultation …

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

[UPDATE: For a subsequent further consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure" (which ran for 8 weeks from 03/12/2020 until 28/01/2021): Continue reading

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes a “call for evidence” (until 30/04/2021) relating to their permitted development rights inquiry …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent report relating to this inquiry, please view this post.]

The "Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee" (a "Commons Select Committee") has published the following "call for evidence", which runs for (approx) 5 weeks from 23/03/2021 until 30/04/2021: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (April 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

MHCLG publishes guidance about the requirement under Part 20 paragraph B of the GPDO for the developer to submit a report relating to the fire safety of the external wall construction …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following guidance document relating to Part 20 paragraph B of the GPDO:

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

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government publishes a consultation (until 28/01/2021) on a range of planning proposals, including proposed changes to the GPDO …

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

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 8 weeks from 03/12/2020 until 28/01/2021: Continue reading

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 …

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

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) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading