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Article 4 Directions

Permitted development rights give automatic deemed consent for certain developments without the need for express planning permission. These rights can be restricted through an ‘Article 4 Direction’. The effect of the Article 4 Direction is to revoke the permitted development rights and require planning permission to be obtained.

The following Article 4 Directions have been confirmed within the Yorkshire Dales National Park:

  1. 2017 Class PA of Part 3 of Schedule 2 - whole of park, light industrial - change of use to dwellings
  2. 2014 Class M of Part 3 of Schedule 2 - pre-boundary extension of park (not the boundary extension area) - agricultural > flexible commercial uses
  3. 2003 Class A of Part 17 of Schedule 2 Settle-Carlisle Railway (not the boundary extension area) - telecommunications
  4. 1995 Class A of Part 2 of Schedule 2 Cracoe - means of enclosure
  5. 1993 Classes A, C and D of Part 1 of Schedule 2 Upper Settle - development within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse
  6. 1986 Class VI(1) of Schedule 1 Winterburn - agricultural development
  7. 1986 Class VI(1) of Schedule 1 Marrick - agricultural development
  8. 1984 Class VI(1) of Schedule Castle Bolton - agricultural development

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