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Business Premises: Change of Use

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 25220, tabled on 4 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that offices converted into flats through permitted development rights meet planning permission regulations.

Answered on

9 March 2020

All new homes in England, whether granted permission through a national permitted development right or following a planning application, are required to meet Building Regulations.

Developments granted permission through permitted development rights are required to meet the conditions set out in the General Permitted Development Order.