“Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” – EXTRACT showing the interactions dated May 2010 versus the interactions dated May 2017 …

Last week the "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document was updated to incorporate SI 2017 No. 619 (which comes into force on 23/05/2017). The final page of this document is a flowchart that illustrates the interactions between the Use Classes - i.e. showing the permitted changes of use and temporary uses from Parts 3 and 4 of the GPDO 2015 (as amended).

For comparison purposes, the following extract has been taken from the above document to show the interactions dated May 2010 versus the interactions dated May 2017:
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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 the “government response to consultation” with respect to permission in principle and brownfield registers …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the legislation with respect to permission in principle.
- This post for the legislation with respect to brownfield registers.]

DCLG has published the following government response to the "Technical consultation on implementation of planning changes" (which ran for 8 weeks from 18/02/2016 until 15/04/2016): Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 5 additional appeal decisions (total = 58) …

The Part 3 of the GPDO - Information about Appeal Decisions page has been updated to include 5 additional appeal decisions (1 x Part 3 Class C, and 4 x Part 3 Class P), which means that the informal lists of prior approval appeals now include the following: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: DCLG has updated its “Permitted development rights for householders – Technical Guidance” document (April 2017) …

[NOTE: For other updates to the "Technical Guidance" document, please view the following posts:
- This post for the January 2013 updates.
- This post and this post for the October 2013 updates.
- This post for the April 2014 updates.
- This post for the April 2016 updates.
- This post for the April 2017 updates.]

Introduction:

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has updated its "Permitted development rights for householders - Technical Guidance" document. As such, the current and previous versions of the "Technical Guidance" document are now as follows: Continue reading

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

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

Court of Appeal judgment about whether a condition removes permitted development rights under Part 3 of the GPDO (29/03/2017) …

Introduction:

The following Court of Appeal judgment about whether a condition removes permitted development rights under Part 3 of the GPDO (i.e. "Changes of use") was handed down on 29/03/2017: Continue reading