| Commentary

131.1 Residential parking

| Commentary

131 Parking

131.1 Residential parking

Often part of a garden, particularly a front garden, may be used for parking vehicles1. The practitioner should first consider if planning permission is necessary for the access to the highway, or for the type of vehicle or nature of use2. The creation of a hardstanding for parking is permitted under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 provided that the vehicles parking are doing so for a purpose incidental to the use and enjoyment of the dwelling house as such3. Parking of vehicles is not

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