Decision details

Article 4 Directions Removing Permitted Development Rights for Change of Use From Class E commercial, business and service uses to C3 dwelling houses and redevelopment of office, research and development and light industry to C3 dwelling houses

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve a number of Article 4 directions to remove permitted development rights for change of use and redevelopment of a range of Class E uses to residential Class C3 dwelling houses.

Decision:

Having noted the addendum to the report, Cabinet RESOLVED:

 

(1)      To note the changes to the planning system and the options for Article 4 Directions available.

 

(2)      To approve the making of Article 4 Directions removing the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) permitted development rights for:

 

A)        Class MA commercial, business and service uses to dwelling houses and Class ZA demolition of buildings and construction of new dwellings in their place for all Strategic Industrial Locations and Locally Significant Industrial Sites designations within the draft Brent Local Plan as set out in Appendix 2 of the report;

B)        Class MA commercial, business and service uses to dwellinghouses and Class ZA demolition of buildings and construction of new dwellinghouses in their place for all draft Local Plan site allocations as set out in Appendix 3.

C)       (as amended within the addendum) Class M certain uses to dwelling houses and Class MA commercial, business and service uses to dwelling houses at ground floor level for all designated town centres and Class MA for use class E(g)(i) offices on non-ground floors as identified in the draft Brent Local Plan as set out in Appendix 4 of the report.

D)       Class MA for office, research and development and light industrial (Use Class E (g)) in the remainder of the borough outside areas covered by a), b) and c) recommended above as set out in Appendix 5 of the report.

 

(3)      To approve the delegation of consideration of representations received and the decision on whether to confirm the Article 4 directions to the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment in association with the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Property and Planning.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Paul Lewin, Planning, Policy and Projects Email: paul.lewin@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 6710.

Report author: Paul Lewin

Publication date: 19/07/2021

Date of decision: 19/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/07/2021

Accompanying Documents: