Permitted Development and Flats or Apartments - Oct. 1st
Flats now benefit from limited permitted development rights but only for satellite and other
Most of these permitted development rights do not apply to flats or listed buildings, and the limits are more
restrictive for houses in conservation areas.
For many modern houses, conditions of the original planning permission for the house remove some or all of these
For the purposes of permitted development a dwelling house does not include a building containing one or more
flats, or a flat contained within such as building.
There are currently no Permitted Development
Rights (PDR) for flats or buildings containing flats (other than in relation to satellite and other antennas) where the more intensive levels
of occupation and different property ownership arrangements could lead to particularly problematic outcomes.
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