Temporary new permitted development
The Government has extended the permitted development (PD)
rights for householders and those looking to run a
small business. The new rights will currently
expire on 30 May 2019.
The full text of the law that granted these
new rights is available from the link below.
These new rights grant automatic planning
permission for single-storey rear
extensions of between four and
eight metres for detached
dwellings, and between three and six
metres for other dwellings. Please
complete a householder enquiry form, available from the link here
or at the bottom of the page.
Small business owners
These new rights
allow small businesspeople to change the use of many
buildings to a commercial or light
industrial use. Please click the link below for
guidance notes and the prior notification form.
Telephone: (01902) 696000
Fax: (01902) 696403