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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Order 2008

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1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (No.2) (England) Order 2008 and shall come into force on 1st October 2008.

(2) In this Order “the 1995 Order” means the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995(1).

(3) This Order applies in relation to England only.

World Heritage Sites

2.  (1)  The 1995 Order is amended in accordance with this article.

(2) In article 1(2) (citation, commencement and interpretation)—

(a)in the definition of “the Use Classes Order” for “.” substitute “; and”; and

(b)after the definition of “the Use Classes Order” insert—

“World Heritage Site” means a property appearing on the World Heritage List kept under article 11(2) of the 1972 UNESCO Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage..

(3) In Part 2 (article 1(5) land) of Schedule 1—

(a)at the end of paragraph (e) for “.” substitute “; and”; and

(b)after paragraph (e) insert—

(f)a World Heritage Site..

(4) In paragraph G.1 of Part 40 (installation of domestic microgeneration equipment) of Schedule 2—

(a)in the definition of “stand alone solar” for “;” substitute “.”; and

(b)omit the definition of “World Heritage Site”.

Development within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse

3.  In Schedule 2 to the 1995 Order, for Part 1 (development within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse) substitute the text set out in the Schedule to this Order.

Installation of Domestic Microgeneration Equipment

4.  In paragraph A.1. of Part 40 (installation of domestic microgeneration equipment) of Schedule 2 to the 1995 Order, omit “or roof slope” from sub-paragraphs (c)(i) and (c)(ii).

Hazel Blears

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Department for Communities and Local Government

4th September 2008

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