Permitted Development Planning Questions
General Permitted Development Order (2015)
Class A – Gates, fences, walls, etc.
Class B – Means of access to a road
Class C – Exterior painting
Class D – Electrical outlet for recharging vehicles (applies to areas lawfully used for off- street parking)
Class E – Electrical upstand for recharging vehicles (applies to areas lawfully used for off- street parking)
Class F – Closed circuit television cameras
Changes of Use
Please contact us with regard to any changes of use to any building or land that you are proposing as the regulations are complex.
Non – Domestic Extensions, Alterations etc.
Class A – the extension or alteration of a shop of financial or professional services establishment.
Class F – extensions etc to office buildings
Class H – the erection, extension of alteration of an industrial building or a warehouse
Class M – extensions etc for schools, colleges, universities and hospitals
We strongly advise that in the event that an extension you are proposing does fall within one of the above classes of development and does not require planning permission that you apply for a Certificate of Lawfulness for the proposal. This is a legal determination as to the need for planning permission for a proposed extension.
Please contact us for further information. We would be pleased to explain.
The interaction between the classes can be complex. If you are considering an extension to your building which would involve more than one of the above classes of development or more than one element of one of the classes, and planning permission would be required for only part of the overall proposal, please contact us.