Impact assessment

Change of use from offices to residential

Impact assessment on measures to allow change of use from offices to homes without planning permission.

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


Relaxation of planning rules for change of use from offices to residential: impact assessment

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This impact assessment looks at measures to introduce new permitted development rights to allow changes from B1(a) office use to C3 residential uses without the need for planning permission. The permitted development rights will be limited to a period of 3 years.

Published 9 May 2013