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Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed:
Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings to Dwellinghouses (Class C3), and for
building operations reasonably necessary for the conversion
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 Q
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You are advised to read the accompanying guidance notes and per-question help text.
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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 site on 20 March 2013 (or the last use before that date) solely for an agricultural use as part of an established
agricultural unit?
NoYes
Is any part of the land, site or building:
- in a conservation area;
- in an area of outstanding natural beauty;
- in an area specified by the Secretary of State for the purposes of enhancement and protection of the natural beauty and amenity of the
countryside;
- in the Broads;
- in a National Park;
- in a World Heritage Site;
- 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).
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
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
Will the external dimensions of the resulting building(s) extend beyond the existing building(s) at any point?
If not, and was the site only brought into use after 20 March 2013, what date
was it brought into use solely for an agricultural use as part of an established
agricultural unit:
(DD/MM/YYYY)
To be eligible for this permitted development right, the site must have been used as detailed above:
- on 20 March 2013 (or the last use before that date); or
- if brought into use after 20 March 2013, for a period of at least 10 years prior to development commencing.
If this will not be the case, you should not continue with this application and seek advice from the Local Planning Authority on the best
course of action.
NoYes
Has the use, as detailed above, been continuous since the date stated; and will that use continue until the proposed development
commences?
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
Has any work under the permitted development rights for the erection, extension or alteration of a building reasonably necessary for the
purposes of agriculture been carried out on the agricultural unit since 20 March 2013?
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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. Dwellinghouses and floor space
How many smaller dwellinghouses will be created by this proposal:
Smaller dwellinghouses are defined as having no more than 100 square metres of floor space per dwelling.
Larger dwellinghouses are defined as having more than 100 but no more than 465 square metres of floor space per dwelling.
How many smaller dwellinghouses have previously been created under
this permitted development right on this established agricultural unit:
How many larger dwellinghouses have previously been created under
this permitted development right on this established agricultural unit:
How many larger dwellinghouses will be created by this proposal:
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:
If the proposals exceed any of these limits, you should not continue with this application and seek advice from your
Local Planning Authority on the best course of action.
To be eligible for this permitted development right, the number and size of dwellinghouses developed has to be within the limits set by
legislation. This includes any dwellinghouses that were previously developed under this permitted development right.
- No more than a total of 5 dwellinghouses (including no more than 3 larger dwellinghouses) can be developed;
- No single dwellinghouse can exceed 465 square metres of floor space; and
- The total combined floor space of all the larger dwellinghouses developed cannot exceed 465 square metres.
NoYes
Will the floor space of any single proposed dwellinghouse exceed 465 square metres?
NoYes
Will the total combined floor space (previously and in this proposal) changed to Larger Dwellinghouses under this permitted development
right on this established agricultural unit exceed 465 square metres?
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7. Description of Proposed Works, Impacts and Risks
Please describe the proposed development including the siting and location of the building(s):
If yes, please provide details of the design and external appearance of the building(s) in regard to these building works or other
operations (including partial demolition):
NoYes
Are any associated building works or other operations required to make this change?
Note that such works are restricted to those listed below that are reasonably necessary to convert the building(s) for use as a
dwellinghouse:
- The installation or replacement of windows, doors, roofs, or exterior walls;
- The installation or replacement of water, drainage, electricity, gas or other services;
- Partial demolition to the extent reasonably necessary to carry out the works listed above.
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7. Description of Proposed Works, Impacts and Risks (continued)
Please provide details of any transport and highways impacts and how these will be mitigated:
Please provide details of any noise impacts and how these will be mitigated:
Please provide details of any contamination risks and how these will be mitigated:
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7. Description of Proposed Works, Impacts and Risks (continued)
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).
8. 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)
9. 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
11. Agent Contact Details
Telephone numbers
10. Applicant Contact Details
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