Several noteworthy changes to planning law came into force on 6 April 2014. 

The changes introduce a number of new permitted development rights for change of use:

  • New Class CA allows a building used as a shop to be  used as a bank, a building society, a credit union or a friendly society.
  • New Class IA allows buildings used as shops or for  the provision of financial or professional services to change to residential use.
  • Class K is expanded to allow buildings used for a variety of uses to become nurseries.
  • New Class MA allows agricultural buildings to become schools or nurseries.
  • New Class MB allows agricultural buildings to change to residential use.

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Angie Newnham
Article by Angie Newnham
Having worked for various law firms in the Bournemouth and Poole area Angie Newnham decided to set up her own business in 2010. Angie’s experience covers a range of legal disciplines including Property Law and Conveyancing, which includes both residential, commercial and agricultural work, Social Housing, Landlord & Tenant issues, Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney and a niche interest in equine law and equestrian agreements.

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