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

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Class B

B.    Permitted development

The use of any land for any purpose for not more than 28 days in total in any calendar year, of which not more than 14 days in total may be for the purposes referred to in paragraph B.2, and the provision on the land of any moveable structure for the purposes of the permitted use.

B.1    Development not permitted

Development is not permitted by Class B if—

(a)the land in question is a building or is within the curtilage of a building,

(b)the use of the land is for a caravan site,

(c)the land is, or is within, a site of special scientific interest and the use of the land is for—

(i)a purpose referred to in paragraph B.2(b) or other motor sports;

(ii)clay pigeon shooting; or

(iii)any war game,

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(d)the use of the land is for the display of an advertisement.

B.2    Interpretation of Class B

The purposes mentioned in Class B above are—

(a)the holding of a market;

(b)motor car and motorcycle racing including trials of speed, and practising for these activities.

In Class B, “war game” means an enacted, mock or imaginary battle conducted with weapons which are designed not to injure (including smoke bombs, or guns or grenades which fire or spray paint or are otherwise used to mark other participants), but excludes military activities or training exercises organised by or with the authority of the Secretary of State for Defence.

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