Article 3 restrictions
The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended), in Schedule 2, automatically grants planning permission for certain types of development, subject to specified conditions and limitations listed under a range of classes.
The types of development permitted are generally regarded as being non-controversial and usually acceptable, for example minor developments by householders, farmers, foresters or 'statutory undertakers' - this term covers a wide variety of public bodies, such as gas or electricity providers, water boards or the highway authority.
This Order has been amended a number of times and when checking to find out what constitutes permitted development it is very important always to check all of the amendments to it.
If an Article 4 Direction has been issued this can restrict your permitted development rights and you can call the Planning Group to find out if this is the case.
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