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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995

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PART 12DEVELOPMENT BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Class A

A.    Permitted development

The erection or construction and the maintenance, improvement or other alteration by a local authority or by an urban development corporation of—

(a)any small ancillary building, works or equipment on land belonging to or maintained by them required for the purposes of any function exercised by them on that land otherwise than as statutory undertakers;

(b)lamp standards, information kiosks, passenger shelters, public shelters and seats, telephone boxes, fire alarms, public drinking fountains, horse troughs, refuse bins or baskets, barriers for the control of people waiting to enter public service vehicles, and similar structures or works required in connection with the operation of any public service administered by them.

A.1    Interpretation of Class A

For the purposes of Class A—

  • “urban development corporation” has the same meaning as in Part XVI of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980(1) (urban development).

The reference in Class A to any small ancillary building, works or equipment is a reference to any ancillary building, works or equipment not exceeding 4 metres in height or 200 cubic metres in capacity.

Class B

B.    Permitted development

The deposit by a local authority of waste material on any land comprised in a site which was used for that purpose on 1st July 1948 whether or not the superficial area or the height of the deposit is extended as a result.

B.1    Development not permitted

Development is not permitted by Class B if the waste material is or includes material resulting from the winning and working of minerals.

C.    Interpretation of Part 12

For the purposes of Part 12—

  • “local authority” includes a parish or community council.

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