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The Town and Country (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (Wales) Order 2013

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Guidance to help you understand the permitted development rights on your home.
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Information on new permitted development rights for householders in Wales will come into force on 30 September 2013.

The Town and Country (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (Wales) Order 2013 will replace Part 1 of the General Permitted Development Order. It will:

  • provide householders with greater flexibility to make improvements and alterations to their homes
  • move away from volume thresholds towards an impact assessment based approach for permitted development
  • provide greater protection for World Heritage Sites
  • require the use of porous or permeable materials.

The letter is available below. Guidance to interpret the amendment order are available under related links and a copy of the letter is available below.

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