Permitted development

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This Practice Note looks at certain of the permitted development rights in England under Part 6 of Schedule 2 to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted...

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Article 4 directions can be used by local planning authorities (LPAs) to withdraw permitted development rights that would otherwise apply by virtue of the Town and...

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What is an Enterprise Zone? Enterprise Zones (EZs) are areas of land that offer a range of benefits to businesses, with the aim of attracting new businesses to that area,...

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What is a lawful development certificate? A lawful development certificate (LDC) is a certificate issued by a local planning authority (LPA) under either section 191 or...

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What is a Local Development Order (LDO)? An LDO grants permission for a certain type of development, thereby removing the need for a planning application to be made by...

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This Practice Note deals with permitted development in England. For guidance on permitted development in Wales, see Practice Note: Permitted development in Wales. Legal...

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Planning permission is required for the development of land. 'Development', which is defined in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, s 55 (TCPA 1990), comprises: •...

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Permitted development rights Section 57(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) establishes that planning permission is required for the carrying out of...

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Permitted development in England The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015, SI 2015/596 (the GPDO) provides a number of permitted...

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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development Order) 1995, SI 1995/418 (in Wales) and the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order...

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Many small domestic extensions to dwellinghouses benefit from permitted development rights and do not require planning permission if they meet specific criteria....

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Background to Crown’s immunity from development control In 1992, the government decided to progressively remove any immunities protecting government departments and Crown...

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Planning permission—does demolition count as 'development'? Under section 55(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for...

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Permitted development rights for telecommunication development Certain forms of telecommunication development, eg mobile telephone masts, are permitted development, ie...

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Local development orders (LDOs) relieve local planning authorities (LPAs) of the need to determine numerous, routine planning applications. They are usually made in...

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Permitted development A number of permitted development rights (PD rights) exist to develop within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse. See Practice Notes: Permitted...

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Interpreting planning permission post Trump and Ashford Interpreting planning permission by reference to application documents and extrinsic material Legal principles The...

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