Protection of Family Homes (Enforcement and Permitted Development) Bill 2015-16

A ten-minute rule Bill is calling for changes that are designed to protect family homes, address certain enforcement problems and ease the position on permitted development to combat the loss of family homes.

The Bill makes provision about guidance to local authorities on when to take enforcement action for breaches of planning law; to clarify guidance on the scope of permitted development rights; to make provision about rights and entitlements, including of appeal, for people whose homes are affected by such breaches; to make provision for the inspection and regulation of building under the permitted development regime; to establish financial penalties for developers who breach planning law in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.

Date: 24th November 2015

Author: Parliament

DCP link: This item updates DCP section 4.1443

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