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The Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Application

  4. 3.Permitted development

  5. 4.Directions restricting permitted development

  6. 5.Approval of Secretary of State for article 4 directions

  7. 6.Directions restricting permitted development under Part 22, Class B or Part 23, Class C

  8. 7.Outline applications

  9. 8.Application for approval of reserved matters

  10. 9.Application under section 53 to determine whether planning permission required

  11. 10.General provisions relating to applications

  12. 11.Notice under section 26

  13. 12.Notification of applications to owners and agricultural tenants

  14. 13.Notification of mineral applications

  15. 14.Directions by the Secretary of State

  16. 15.Special provisions as to permission for development affecting certain existing and proposed highways

  17. 16.Application of bye-laws in relation to construction of new streets

  18. 17.Development not in accordance with the development plan

  19. 18.Consultations before the grant of permission

  20. 19.Consultation with county planning authority

  21. 20.Applications relating to county matters

  22. 21.Notice to parish and community councils

  23. 22.Notice of reference of applications to the Secretary of State

  24. 23.Time periods for decision

  25. 24.Applications made under planning condition

  26. 25.Written notice of decision or determination relating to a planning application

  27. 26.Appeals

  28. 27.Register of applications

  29. 28.Register of enforcement and stop notices

  30. 29.Established use certificates

  31. 30.Directions

  32. 31.Revocations and savings

  33. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART 1 ARTICLE 1(5) LAND

      2. PART 2 ARTICLE 1(6) LAND

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART 1 DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF A DWELLINGHOUSE

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.In the case of a dwellinghouse on any article 1(5)...

          4. A.3.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

          2. C.1.Development not permitted

        4. Class D

          1. D.Permitted development

          2. D.1.Development not permitted

        5. Class E

          1. E.Permitted development

          2. E.1.Development not permitted

          3. E.2.Interpretation of Class E

        6. Class F

          1. F.Permitted development

        7. Class G

          1. G.Permitted development

          2. G.1.Development not permitted

        8. Class H

          1. H.Permitted development

          2. H.1.Development not permitted

          3. I.Interpretation of Part I

      2. PART 2 MINOR OPERATIONS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

          2. C.1.Development not permitted

          3. C.2.Interpretation

      3. PART 3 CHANGES OF USE

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

        4. Class D

          1. D.Permitted development

        5. Class E

          1. E.Permitted development

          2. E.1.Development not permitted

      4. PART 4 TEMPORARY BUILDINGS AND USES

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Conditions

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.Interpretation of Class B

      5. PART 5 CARAVAN SITES

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Condition

          3. A.2.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

      6. PART 6 AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS AND OPERATIONS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Conditions

          4. A.3.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.Condition

          4. B.3.Interpretation of Class B

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

          2. C.1.Development not permitted

          3. C.2.Interpretation of Class C

          4. D.Interpretation of Part 6

      7. PART 7 FORESTRY BUILDINGS AND OPERATIONS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Conditions

      8. PART 8 INDUSTRIAL AND WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.Interpretation of Class B

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

        4. Class D

          1. D.Permitted development

          2. D.1.Development not permitted

          3. E.Interpretation of Part 8

      9. PART 9 REPAIRS TO UNADOPTED STREETS AND PRIVATE WAYS

        1. Class A

          1. Permitted development

      10. PART 10 REPAIRS TO SERVICES

        1. Class A

          1. Permitted development

      11. PART 11 DEVELOPMENT UNDER LOCAL OR PRIVATE ACTS OR ORDERS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Condition

          3. A.2.Prior Approvals

          4. A.3.Interpretation of Class A

      12. PART 12 DEVELOPMENT BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

      13. PART 13 DEVELOPMENT BY LOCAL HIGHWAY AUTHORITIES

        1. Class A

          1. Permitted development

      14. PART 14 DEVELOPMENT BY DRAINAGE BODIES

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Interpretation of Class A

      15. PART 15 DEVELOPMENT BY WATER AUTHORITIES

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Condition

      16. PART 16 DEVELOPMENT FOR SEWERAGE AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL

        1. A.Permitted development

        2. A.1.Interpretation of Class A

      17. PART 17 DEVELOPMENT BY STATUTORY UNDERTAKERS

        1. Class A Railway or light railway undertakings

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B Dock, pier, harbour, water transport, canal or inland navigation undertakings

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.Interpretation of Class B

        3. Class C Works to inland waterways

          1. C.Permitted development

        4. Class D Dredgings

          1. D.Permitted development

        5. Class E Water or hydraulic power undertakings

          1. E.Permitted development

          2. E.1.Development not permitted

          3. E.2.Condition

        6. Class F Gas Suppliers

          1. F.Permitted development

          2. F.1.Development not permitted

          3. F.2.Conditions

        7. Class G Electricity Undertakings

          1. G.Permitted development

          2. G.1.Development not permitted

          3. G.2.Conditions

        8. Class H Tramway or road transport undertakings

          1. H.Permitted development

          2. H.1.Development not permitted

        9. Class I Lighthouse undertakings

          1. I.Permitted development

          2. I.1.Development not permitted

        10. Class J Post Office

          1. J.Permitted development

          2. J.1.Development not permitted

      18. PART 18 AVIATION DEVELOPMENT

        1. Class A— Development at an airport

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Condition

          4. A.3.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B— Air navigation development at an airport

          1. B.Permitted development

        3. Class C— Air navigation development near an airport

          1. C.Permitted development

          2. C.1.Development not permitted

        4. Class D Development by the Civil Aviation Authority within an airport

          1. D.Permitted development

        5. Class E Development by the Civil Aviation Authority for air traffic control and navigation

          1. E.Permitted development

          2. E.1.Development not permitted

        6. Class F Development by the Civil Aviation Authority in an emergency

          1. F.Permitted development

          2. F.1.Condition

        7. Class G Development by the Civil Aviation Authority for air traffic control etc.

          1. G.Permitted development

          2. G.1.Condition

        8. Class H Development by the Civil Aviation Authority for surveys etc.

          1. H.Permitted development

          2. H.1.Condition

        9. Class J Use of airport buildings managed by relevant airport operators

          1. J.Permitted development

          2. K.Interpretation of Part 18

      19. PART 19 DEVELOPMENT ANCILLARY TO MINING OPERATIONS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Condition

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.The prior approval referred to in Class B shall not...

          4. B.3.Condition.

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

          2. C.1.Development not permitted

          3. C.2.Prior approvals

          4. D.1.Interpretation of Part 19

          5. D.2.For the purposes of Part 19— “active access” means a...

      20. PART 20 BRITISH COAL MINING DEVELOPMENT

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.Conditions

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

          2. C.1.Development not permitted

          3. C.2.Condition

          4. C.3.Interpretation

        4. Class D

          1. D.Permitted development

          2. D.1.Conditions

        5. Class E

          1. E.Permitted development

          2. E.1.Prior approvals

          3. F.1.Interpretation of Part 20

          4. F.2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), land is an authorised site...

      21. PART 21 WASTE TIPPING AT A MINE

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Conditions

          4. A.3.Interpretation

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.Interpretation of Class B

          4. C.Interpretation of Part 21

      22. PART 22 MINERAL EXPLORATION

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Conditions

          4. A.3.Interpretation of Class A

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

          2. B.1.Development not permitted

          3. B.2.Conditions

          4. B.3.Interpretation of Class B

      23. PART 23 REMOVAL OF MATERIAL FROM MINERAL-WORKING DEPOSITS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

        2. Class B

          1. B.Permitted development

        3. Class C

          1. C.Permitted development

          2. C.1.Development not permitted

          3. C.2.Conditions

          4. C.3.Interpretation of Class C

          5. D.Interpretation of Part 23

      24. PART 24 DEVELOPMENT BY TELECOMMUNICATIONS CODE SYSTEM OPERATORS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Conditions

          4. A.3.Interpretation

      25. PART 25 OTHER TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Conditions

      26. PART 26 DEVELOPMENT BY THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS AND MONUMENTS COMMISSION FOR ENGLAND

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Condition

          4. A.3.Interpretation of Class A

      27. PART 27 USE BY MEMBERS OF CERTAIN RECREATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Interpretation

      28. PART 28 DEVELOPMENT AT AMUSEMENT PARKS

        1. Class A

          1. A.Permitted development

          2. A.1.Development not permitted

          3. A.2.Interpretation of Class A

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. PART 1 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1971

      2. PART 2 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1971

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      1. PART 1 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

      2. PART 2 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      1. PART 1 Town and Country Planning Act 1971Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

      2. Town and Country Planning Act 1971

        Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

      3. Town and Country Planning Act 1971

        Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

      4. Town and Country Planning Act 1971

        Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

      5. Town and Country Planning Act 1971

        Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

      6. PART 2 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

      7. PART 3 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

      8. PART 4 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

      9. PART 5 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

      10. PART 6 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      1. PART 1 Town and Country Planning Act 1971Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1988

      2. PART 2 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

      3. PART 3 Town and Country Planning Act 1971

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS REVOKED

  34. Explanatory Note

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