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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015

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P.1  Development is not permitted by Class P if—

(a)the building was not used solely for a storage or distribution centre use on 19th March 2014 or in the case of a building which was in use before that date but was not in use on that date, when it was last in use;

(b)the building was not used solely for a storage or distribution centre use for a period of at least 4 years before the date development under Class P begins;

(c)the use of the building falling within Class C3 (dwellinghouses) of that Schedule was begun after 15th April 2018;

(d)the gross floor space of the existing building exceeds 500 square metres;

(e)the site is occupied under an agricultural tenancy, unless the express consent of both the landlord and the tenant has been obtained;

(f)less than 1 year before the date the development begins—

(i)an agricultural tenancy over the site has been terminated, and

(ii)the termination was for the purpose of carrying out development under this Class,

unless both the landlord and the tenant have agreed in writing that the site is no longer required for agricultural purposes;

(g)the building is within—

(i)an area of outstanding natural beauty;

(ii)an area specified by the Secretary of State for the purposes of section 41(3) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981(1);

(iii)the Broads; or

(iv)a National Park;

(v)a World Heritage Site;

(h)the site is, or forms part of—

(i)a site of special scientific interest;

(ii)a safety hazard area;

(iii)a military explosives storage area;

(i)the building is a listed building or is within the curtilage of a listed building; or

(j)the site is, or contains, a scheduled monument.

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1981 c. 69. Section 41 was amended by sections 20 and 24 of, and Schedules 3 and 4 to, the Agriculture Act 1986 (c. 49), Schedule 3 to the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads Act 1988 (c. 4), Schedule 10 to the Environment Act 1995 (c. 25) and Schedules 11 and 12 to the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 (c. 16). There are other amendments not relevant to this Order.

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