The application window for Countryside Stewardship opened on Tuesday 11th February 2020 for farmers and landowners. Defra minister has encouraged farmers to use Countryside Stewardship as a steppingstone to the new Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS).
Do you have a building which was or is used for an industrial use? Perhaps a commercial or small business workshop. Did you know under government planning regulations you could change these buildings to residential?
The latest changes to the government’s planning policy were published on the 24th July 2018 with a revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
Following the announcement of changes to the General Permitted Development Order of the Town and Country Planning Act 2015 in April 2018, AssetSphere have been successful in acquiring consent for 5 dwellings on a site in North Dorset.
AssetSphere have been successful in securing permission for a new agricultural building under the revised Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2018.
Class R is the change of use of agricultural buildings to flexible commercial uses under the General Permitted Development Order 2015.
Under the new planning fee legislation, all planning fees in England will increase by 20% from 17 January 2018.
Assetoptimal have been advising clients for over 20 years on barn conversion projects on all scales. We can help advise you from conception through to completion.
Assetoptimal were recently success in securing planning consent for a client via a Certificate of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development avoiding a lengthy and costly public inquiry appeal.
Further changes to the government’s permitted development legislation came into place on 1 October 2017, allowing for industrial buildings that fulfill a set of criteria to be turned into residential dwellings.