Definitions of the permitted development wording.
The 'Permitted Development' wording of the latest GPDO legislation 2008 uses lots of terms and
phrases that can cause confusion toegther with its interpretation.
Here we try and de-mystify what is 'generally' meant by each clause based upon logic, previous experience and
That sentence alone means that we are probably out of kilter with the Planners and the DCLG who often live on
another planet than the one we know and experience. We may not have it fully correct and it may be challeneged by
other parties or experiences.
However, you may find our opinions useful in coming to your own conclusions.
Please remember that ALWAYS complete and obtain your own Certificate of Lawful development before completing
any works on site under Permitted Development.
For an enhanced and detailed explanation / interpretation of the various PD Class Groups you
may find this link at 3DGuides very useful. We generally concur with their views on most aspects of