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House of Commons Library publishes briefing paper on changes to use classes and permitted development rights

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On 12 February 2021, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper, Planning in England: permitted development and change of use.

The briefing paper looks in detail at the changes made in 2020 to the:

• Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (SI 1987/764).
• Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/596).

The paper can be accessed here

Tom Warrender


Tom Warrender


Tom is a Solicitor and Partner with 15 years + experience advising clients in relation to commercial property matters. A Legal 500 recognised lawyer, Tom is a member of SHLA and CRELA, sits on our Board of Management & Heads our Social Housing Team.