Issue details

Direction under Article 4 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 and a Regulation 7 Direction under the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007

An Article 4 Direction would remove the permitted development which allows the conversion of dwellings to houses in multiple occupation and a Regulation 7 Direction would restrict the display of “To Let” boards. The report also seeks approval for progression of the Directions though an informal consultation process and then the statutory processes necessary for the Directions to be made.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Bulk Ward; Castle Ward; Ellel Ward; John O'Gaunt Ward; Marsh Ward; Scotforth East Ward; Scotforth West Ward; Skerton East Ward; Skerton West Ward; University and Scotforth Rural Ward; University Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/01/2020

Decision due: 11 February 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member with particular responsibility for Planning Policy

Lead director: Director for Economic Growth and Regeneration

Contact: Fiona Clark, Planning Officer (Policy) Email: fjclark@lancaster.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Subject to approval, informal consultation is proposed with stakeholder followed by the statutory planning consultation process.

Consultees

Members, residents and businesses

Are there any climate change implications?: No

Agenda items

Documents

  • Direction under Article 4 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 and a Regulation 7 Direction under the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007