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Approval to confirm an Article 4 Direction to withdraw permitted development rights for the change of use from dwelling house (Use class C3) to small HMO's (Use Class C4)

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


It is MOVED, SECONDED and RESOLVED that Mayor and Cabinet considered the responses to the consultation set out in Section 5 of the report, and:


         Authorise the Director of Law and Corporate Governance to confirm the non-immediate Article 4 Direction, which removes permitted development rights from C3 Dwelling Houses to C4 Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) for the remainder of the borough.


       Authorise the Director of Planning to carry out the statutory notification of the decision to confirm the Article 4 direction


       Note the legal and financial implications set out in Sections 6 and 7 of the report.

Report author: David Syme

Publication date: 12/05/2023

Date of decision: 10/05/2023

Decided at meeting: 10/05/2023 - Mayor and Cabinet

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