Part 14 of the GPDO – Official Documents

This page provides easy-to-use reference links to official documents relating to Part 14 of the GPDO (i.e. "Renewable energy"):

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - CURRENT LEGISLATION:

  • April 2015: SI 2015 No. 596 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (pdf) (link).
    - [Note: This SI introduced Part 14, which replaced the previous Parts 40 and 43].
    - [Note: For a summary of the amendments, please view this post].
  • April 2017: SI 2017 No. 391 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2017 (pdf) (link).
    - [Note: This SI amended Part 14 Class J].
    - [Note: For a summary of the amendments, please view this post].
  • Note: A consolidated version of the whole of the GPDO 2015 is available on the GPDO 2015 (Consolidated) page.

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE GPDO 1995 AND THE GPDO 2015:

  • On 15/04/2015, Parts 40 and 43 of the GPDO 1995 were replaced with Part 14 of the GPDO 2015. For more details, please view the "Detailed comparison between the GPDO 1995 and the GPDO 2015" document on the GPDO 2015 (Consolidated) page.

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - SUPERSEDED LEGISLATION:

  • April 2008: SI 2008 No. 675 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2008 (pdf) (link).
    - [Note: This SI introduced Part 40].
  • October 2008: SI 2008 No. 2362 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Order 2008 (pdf) (link)
    - [Note: This SI amended Part 40 Class A and Part 40 paragraph G.1].
  • December 2011: SI 2011 No. 2056 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2011 (pdf) (link).
    - [Note: This SI replaced the whole of Part 40].
    - [Note: For a summary of the amendments, please view this post].
  • April 2012: SI 2012 No. 748 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2012 (pdf) (link).
    - [Note: This SI introduced Part 43, and amended Part 40 paragraph J].
    - [Note: For a summary of the amendments, please view this post].
  • Note: A consolidated version of the whole of the GPDO 1995 is available on the GPDO 1995 (Consolidated) (Superseded) page.

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - CURRENT GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS:

  • Ongoing (from March 2014 onwards): DCLG "Planning Practice Guidance" (PPG) (link).
    - Section: "What are permitted development rights" (link).

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS FOR SI 2008 No. 675:

  • April 2007: Domestic Installation of Microgeneration Equipment - Final report from a Review of the related Permitted Development Regulations (Part 1: pdf) (Part 2: pdf) (Part 3: pdf) (Part 4: pdf) (All: link).
  • April 2007: Changes to Permitted Development - Consultation Paper 1 - Permitted Development Rights for Householder Microgeneration (pdf) (link).
  • November 2007: Permitted Development Rights for Householder Microgeneration - Government response to consultation replies (pdf) (link).
  • April 2008: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2008 No. 675 (pdf) (link).
  • May 2008: Changes to Permitted Development Rights for Microgeneration - Impact Assessment (pdf) (link).

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS FOR SI 2008 No. 2362:

  • October 2008: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2008 No. 2362 (pdf) (link).
  • December 2008: Changes to Permitted Development Rights - Impact Assessment (pdf) (link).

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS FOR SI 2011 No. 2056:

  • November 2009: Permitted development rights for small scale renewable and low carbon energy technologies, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure - Consultation (pdf) (link).
  • September 2011: Impact Assessment for SI 2011 No. 2056 (pdf) (link).
  • September 2011: Letter from DCLG to Chief Planning Officers about Part 40 of the GPDO (pdf) (link).
  • December 2011: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2011 No. 2056 (pdf) (link).
  • December 2011: Letter from DCLG to Chief Planning Officers about Part 40 of the GPDO (pdf) (link).

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS FOR SI 2012 No. 748:

  • November 2009: Small-scale renewables and low-carbon technology - Non-domestic permitted development review - Final Report (pdf) (link).
  • November 2009: Small-scale renewables and Low-carbon technology - Non-domestic permitted development review - Summary (pdf) (link).
  • November 2009: Permitted development rights for small scale renewable and low carbon energy technologies, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure - Consultation (pdf) (link).
  • March 2012: Impact Assessment for SI 2012 No. 748 (pdf) (link).
  • April 2012: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2012 No. 748 (pdf) (link).

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS FOR SI 2015 No. 596:

  • July 2014: Technical consultation on planning (pdf) (link).
    - Note: For a summary of the above document, please view this post.
  • March 2015: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2015 No. 596 and SI 2015 No. 597 and SI 2015 No. 598 (pdf) (link).
  • March 2015: Impact Assessment for SI 2015 No. 596 and SI 2015 No. 597 (pdf) (link).
  • March 2015: Letter from DCLG to Chief Planning Officers prior to the General Election (pdf) (link).
  • May 2016: Reducing planning regulations to support housing, high streets and growth - Government response to the consultation (pdf) (link).
    - Note: For a summary of the above document, please view this post.

PART 14 OF THE GPDO - BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS FOR SI 2017 No. 391:

  • March 2017: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 391 and SI 2017 No. 392 (March 2017) (pdf) (link).