Policy and Legislation

SI 2017 No. 391 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2017

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Title
The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2017
Date
06.04.2017
Description

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2017 (“the Amendment Order”) amends the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (“the General Permitted Development Order”) to introduce permitted development rights to allow for the provision of temporary schools on vacant commercial land, to allow buildings to be used for temporary schools for a longer period, and to allow larger extensions to be added to existing school buildings. The Amendment Order also makes minor amendments to the permitted development right which allows dwellinghouses to be enlarged, and makes several other minor amendments to clarify wording in the General Permitted Development Order. 

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