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Supporting the high street—government takes forward proposals for changes to permitted development rights in England

Published on: 09 May 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Supporting the high street—government takes forward proposals for changes to permitted development rights in England
  • What is the background to the changes?
  • What are the main changes being brought forward and what are their practical implications?
  • Permitted development rights in England to support high streets
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  • Permitted development rights for public call boxes and associated advertisement consent
  • Permitted development rights for electric vehicle charging points
  • Time-limited permitted development rights
  • Permitted development rights for demolition of commercial buildings and residential redevelopment
  • Remaining consultation proposals

Article summary

Planning analysis: In October 2018, the government consulted on further reforms to the English system of permitted development rights, among other proposals. It has now published its response to that consultation, and has made the Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development, Advertisement and Compensation Amendments) (England) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/907 (the 2019 Regulations) which bring into force, with effect from 25 May 2019, changes to the permitted development rights in England, and consequential changes. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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