Consultation outcome

Changing land use from commercial to residential

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Changing land use from commercial to residential consultation: summary of responses and government response

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses received to a consultation seeking views on granting permitted development rights to change use of buildings from commercial to residential use.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


This consultation seeks views on the government’s proposals to allow change of use from offices to homes without planning permission.


Consultation description