Amendments to Part 1 of Schedule 2 Article 3 will, in effect, allow homeowners to be able to add up to two additional storeys to their home to create new homes, or more living space for growing families through a fast track approval process.
There are a number of conditions including the following;
Article 4 of the same statutory instrument provides for four new PD rights allowing upward extensions which are as follows;
The new PD rights are subject to a number of limitations and conditions, including the following;
The amendment can be found in full below:
The regulations, which have prompted a mixed reaction from the UK built environment professionals, will come into effect at 9.00am on 31 August 2020,
Please contact the planning team should you require any further information on these amendments.