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Design and Access Statements


From 25 June 2013 new regulations come into force regarding Design and Access Statements.


Design and access statements will be required for:


  • - Major developments
  • - Where the development is within a Conservation Area or World Heritage Site and is for the
  •    following types of development
  •    -  The provision of one or more dwellinghouses
  •    -   Where the floor space created is 100 m2 or more
  •    -   Where the property is a Listed Building


Householder permitted development and changes of use

On 30 May 2013 changes to householder development and changes of use to business and agricultural premises took effect. Details of these changes can be viewed on the Planning Portal by clicking on this link:


You can download a form to apply for a householder prior notification by clicking the link below:


Householder Prior Notification Form


Guidance notes


Proposed Change of Use to Dwelling Form


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