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SI 2012 749 - The Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) Regulations 2012

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SI 2012 749 (HTML)

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The Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) Regulations 2012
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Permitted development 2.1 The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2012 amends the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 (“GPDO”) by: adding a new Part 43 to Schedule 2 to introduce permitted development rights for solar panels, ground and water source heat pumps, and flues forming part of biomass and combined heat and power systems installed on non-domestic premises. inserting new paragraphs into Parts 6 and 7 of Schedule 2 to clarify that permitted development rights can apply under those Parts to structures to house biomass boilers, anaerobic digestion systems and associated waste and fuel stores, and hydro turbines installed on agricultural and forestry units, and amending paragraph J of Part 40 of Schedule 2 (interpretation of Part 40) to delete the words “product and installation” from the definition of “MCS Planning Standards”. Compensation 2.2 The Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) Regulations 2012 replace the Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) Regulations 2011 (the “2011 Regulations”), and in doing so insert one additional description of prescribed development under paragraphs (2A)(a) and (3C)(a) of section 108 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. The additional description of prescribed development is: development permitted by Part 43 of Schedule 2 (installation of non-domestic microgeneration equipment). The transitional provision relates to Part 40 which was amended in December.
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