Article 4 Directions

Article 4 Directions are in force in the following areas. You can also view these on a map

1.0 Scarborough Old Town and Royal Crescent – Restriction on Dormer Windows

Approved by the Secretary of State 5 May 1975.

Area covered:

  • Based on St Marys Walk.
  • Based on St Sepulchre Street/Princess Street.
  • Wholly within Royal Crescent

Works covered:

  • The enlargement, improvement or other alteration of dwellinghouse by the construction of dormer windows

The Article 4 Direction remains on the statute book and should be revealed in searches. However, for practical purposes it is superseded by the 1995 General Permitted Development Order.

2.0 Coastal District – Restriction on Temporary Use of Land for Open Markets

Approved by the Secretary of State 2 April 1976.

Area covered:

  • Much of the coastal rural area

Works/Use Covered:

  • The use of land in excess of the areas mentioned in the subjoined table for the purpose of selling or disposing of goods therefrom.

The Table:

  1. The use of land of an area of less than 2,025 square metres (excluding land used for car parking purposes in connection with the said use) being land to which any order made under Section 51 of the Shops Act 1950 applies on a Sunday.
  2. The use of land of an area of less than 1,350 square metres (excluding land used for car parking purposes in connection with the said use) on a Sunday, in any case not falling within paragraph l of this Table.
  3. The use of land of an area of less than 9,000 square metres (excluding land used for car parking purposes in connection with the said use) on any day of the week except Sunday.

3.0 Land Surrounding lrton Moor Composite Signals Organisation Station – Restriction on Permitted Development

Approved by the Secretary of State 10 April 1987.

Area covered:

  • A large area of land around the CSOS including land in the National Park

Works covered:

  • Development within Class l(1), (3) and (5);
  • Class IV(1) and (2);
  • Class VI(1);
  • Class VII;
  • Class VIIII(1) (iii);
  • Class XVIII(C) (iv) and (D) (ii);
  • Class XXIV; and
  • Class XXV of the 1977 General Development Order.

As the 1977 General Development Order is now obsolete, the full description of works covered, referred to in the Schedule to the Direction, is included at Annex 1.

4.0 Scarborough St Nicholas Cliff & Olympia – Restriction on Painting of Buildings

Approved by the Secretary of State on 8 January 1996.

Area covered:

  • St Nicholas Cliff/Olympia area -see attached map (Map 4).

Works covered:

  • Development within Part 2, Class C (The painting of the exterior of any building or work)

5.0 Scarborough Old Town, Queen St & Royal Crescent – Restriction on Permitted Development

Dated 9 November 2005

Area covered:

  • Scarborough Old Town, Queen St (Map 5) and Royal Crescent, South Cliff 

Works covered:

  • Development within Part 1, Class A (Works to chimneys)
  • Part 1, Class C (Alts to roofing materials)
  • Part 1, Class A (Alts to windows and doors)
  • Part 2, Class A (Gates, fences, walls, means of encl)
  • Part 31, Class B (Demo of gates, fences, walls, encl)

6.0 Whitby West Cliff – Restriction on Permitted Development

Approved 3 August 1990

Area covered:

  • Whitby West Cliff area incl Abbey Terrace, Albert Place, Church Square, Clarence Place, Crescent Avenue, Crescent Place, Crescent Terrace, East Crescent, Esplanade, Hudson Street, John Street, Langdale Terrace, Mulgrave Place, Normanby Terrace, Royal Crescent, South Terrace, Well Close Square, Well Close Terrace, Wellington Terrace and West Terrace. 

Works covered:

  • Development within Part 1, Class A (Works to dwellings –excl rear)
  • Part 1, Class H (Satellite antenna)
  • Part 2, Class A (Gates, fences, walls, means of encl)

7.0 Scarborough, Weaponness Conservation Area – Restriction on Permitted Development

Approved 25 February 2009 (confirmed)

Area covered:

  • Weaponness Conservation Area

Works covered:

  • Development within Part 1, Class A (Works to chimneys)
  • Part 1, Class C (Alts to roofing materials)
  • Part 1, Class A (Alts to windows and doors)
  • Part 2, Class A (Gates, fences, walls, means of encl)
  • Part 31, Class B (Demo of gates, fences, walls, encl)
  • Part 1, Class A (Extensions)
  • Part 1, Class D (Porch)

8.0 Scarborough Sandside and Quay Street – Restriction on Painting of Buildings

Dated 9 November 2005

Area covered:

  • Scarborough Conservation Area – Sandside, Quay St

Works covered:

  • Development within Part 2, Class C (The painting of the exterior of any building or work)

9.0 Brompton Conservation Area – Restriction on Permitted Development

Approved 25 February 2009 (confirmed)

Area covered:

  • Brompton Conservation Area

Works covered:

  • Development within Part 1, Class A (Works to chimneys)
  • Part 1, Class C (Alts to roofing materials)
  • Part 1, Class A (Alts to windows and doors)
  • Part 2, Class A (Gates, fences, walls, means of encl)
  • Part 31, Class B (Demo of gates, fences, walls, encl)

10.0 Whitby Conservation Area – Restriction on Solar PV and Solar Thermal Installations on Roofs

Approved 8 July 2014 (confirmed)

Area covered:

Whitby Conservation Area

Works covered:

  • Development within Part 40, Class A
  • Part 43, Class A