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Office conversion

Permanent permitted development rights present a challenge to many local authorities, particularly in London, explains Jason Tann

The introduction of temporary permitted development rights in May 2013 offered a three-year window to developers to convert offices to residential accommodation without the requirement for planning permission.

These rights, which involve a much more straightforward prior approval process, were due to come to an end in May 2016. But the government has announced .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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