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Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed:
Change of Use from Light Industrial (Class B1(c)) to Dwellinghouses (Class C3)
1. Applicant Name and Address
Title: First name:
Last name:
Address 1:
Address 2:
Address 3:
Town:
County:
Country:
Postcode:
Building
name:
Unit:
Company
(optional):
Suffix:Number:
2. Agent Name and Address
Title: First name:
Last name:
Building
name:
Unit:
Address 1:
Address 2:
Address 3:
Town:
County:
Country:
Postcode:
Suffix:Number:
Company
(optional):
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) - Schedule 2, Part 3, Class PA
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You are advised to read the accompanying guidance notes and per-question help text.
If you would rather make this application online, you can do so on our website:
https://www.planningportal.co.uk/apply
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Unit: Number: Suffix:
Building name:
Address 1:
Address 2:
Address 3:
Address 4:
Postcode:
Please provide the full postal address of the application site.
3. Site Address Details
Was the use of the building on 19 March 2014 (or the last use before that date) solely for a light industrial use (Use Class B1(c))?
NoYes
Is any part of the land, site or building:
- in a site of special scientific interest;
- in a safety hazard area;
- in a military explosives storage area;
- a scheduled monument (or the site contains one);
- a listed building (or within the curtilage of a listed building).
If you have answered no above, the proposal will exceed the limits set by legislation. In this circumstance, you should not continue with
this application and seek advice from the Local Planning Authority on the best course of action.
NoYes
If you have answered yes above, the proposal will exceed the limits set by legislation. In this circumstance, you should not continue with
this application and seek advice from the Local Planning Authority on the best course of action.
4. Eligibility
Please set out the evidence relied upon to demonstrate that the use of the building on 19 March 2014 (or the last use before that date)
was solely for a light industrial use (Use Class B1(c)):
You will need to include copies of any documentation you refer to in this evidence when this application is submitted.
If you have answered yes above, the proposal will exceed the limits set by legislation. In this circumstance, you should not continue with
this application and seek advice from the Local Planning Authority on the best course of action.
NoYes
Does the gross floor space of the building exceed 500 square metres?
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Is the site currently occupied under any agricultural tenancy agreements?
NoYes
5. Agricultural Tenants
NoYes
If the site is currently occupied under any agricultural tenancy agreements and:
- all parties have consented to the change of use
You will need to include copies of the written confirmations from all relevant landlords and tenants, stating their consent, when this
application is submitted.
- not all parties have consented to the change of use
Your proposals will not be eligible for permitted development based on the limits set by legislation. In this circumstance, you should not
continue with this application and seek advice from the Local Planning Authority on the best course of action.
NoYes
If yes, have all the parties to any agricultural tenancy agreements consented to the change of use?
NoYes
Have any agricultural tenancy agreements been terminated in the year before development is proposed to begin for the purpose of
carrying out the proposed change of use?
If yes, have all the parties to all of the terminated agricultural tenancy agreements agreed that the site is no longer required for
agricultural use?
If any agricultural tenancy agreements have been terminated in the year before development is proposed to begin for the purpose of
carrying out the proposed change of use, and:
- all parties have agreed that the site is no longer required for agricultural use
You will need to include copies of the written confirmations from all relevant landlords and tenants, stating that they agree the site is no
longer required for any agricultural use, when this application is submitted.
- not all parties agreed that the site is no longer required for agricultural use
Your proposals will not be eligible for permitted development based on the limits set by legislation. In this circumstance, you should not
continue with this application and seek advice from the Local Planning Authority on the best course of action.
6. Description of Proposed Works, Impacts and Risks
Please describe the proposed development:
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6. Description of Proposed Works, Impacts and Risks (continued)
Please provide details of any transport and highways impacts and how these will be mitigated:
Note that this figure should be the number of dwellinghouses proposed by the development that is additional to the number of
dwellinghouses on the site immediately prior to the development.
What will be the net increase in dwellinghouses:
Please provide details of any contamination risks and how these will be mitigated:
Please provide details of any flooding risks and how these will be mitigated.
A flood risk assessment should accompany the application where the site:
- is in Flood Zones 2 or 3 (Check online: https://flood-map-for-planning.service.gov.uk/ ); or
- is in an area with critical drainage problems (Check with the Local Planning Authority, it will have been notified of such areas by the
Environment Agency).
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6. Description of Proposed Works, Impacts and Risks (continued)
Where the building is within an area that provides industrial services (Use Classes B1(c) and/or B2) and/or storage or distribution services
(Use Class B8) including, where the development relates to part of a building, services provided from any other part of the building.
Please provide details of any adverse impact on the sustainability of those services that may be caused by the introduction of, or an
increase in, residential use of premises:
7. Checklist
Please read the following checklist to make sure you provide all the required information in support of your proposal.
The information provided should include all the details necessary for the Local Planning Authority to determine if the proposal complies
with permitted development legislation, and if its prior approval will be required.
If sufficient information is not provided the Local Authority can either request it, or refuse the application.
A plan indicating the site and showing the proposed development.
A plan drawn to an identified scale will assist the authority in assessing
your development proposal. Plans can be bought from one of the
Planning Portal's accredited suppliers:
https://www.planningportal.co.uk/buyaplanningmap
All sections of this application completed in full, dated
and signed.
The correct fee
The confirmations in regard to agricultural tenancies
(if required by the answers provided to question 5)
8. Declaration
(date cannot be
pre-application)
Signed - Applicant: Or signed - Agent: Date (DD/MM/YYYY):
I/we hereby apply for a determination as to whether prior approval will be required as described in this form and the accompanying plans/
drawings and additional information. I/we confirm that, to the best of my/our knowledge, any facts stated are true and accurate and any
opinions given are the genuine opinions of the person(s) giving them.
Country code:
National number: Extension:
Country code:
Mobile number (optional):
Country code:
Fax number (optional):
Email address:
Country code:
National number:
Extension:
Country code:
Mobile number (optional):
Country code:
Fax number (optional):
Email address:
Telephone numbers
10. Agent Contact Details
Telephone numbers
9. Applicant Contact Details
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