Commentary

404 The need for planning permission: agricultural land use

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
AGRICULTURE vol 2(2) | Commentary

404 The need for planning permission: agricultural land use

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2) | Commentary

404 The need for planning permission: agricultural land use

Planning control over agricultural uses of land is significantly constrained by a limitation set out in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Section 55(2)(e) on the definition of development to the effect that:

‘the use of any land for the use of agriculture or forestry (including afforestation) and the use for any of those purposes of any building occupied together with land so used shall not be taken for the purposes of the Act to involve development of the land’.

In consequence, there is no requirement for planning permission where it is

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