Decision details

Confirmation of Article 4 Direction - Permitted Development Rights Allowing Upwards Extensions to Certain Buildings

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following statutory consultation on the Council's plans to restrict upwards extensions to certain buildings, the Cabinet will be asked to confirm the implementation of an Article 4 Direction in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015, to be effective from 22 February 2022.


Cabinet resolved to confirm the Article 4 direction, covering the whole borough except designated industrial land, withdrawing permitted development rights for additional storeys above existing residential and commercial properties, to come into force on 22 February 2022.

Report author: Tim Thomas

Publication date: 19/01/2022

Date of decision: 18/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 18/01/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/01/2022

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