The implications of the new lighting requirement for permitted development housing

Most commentators believe that new rules introducing a "natural light" requirement for housing allowed under permitted development (PD) rights should improve quality, but few think it will deter developers keen to continue using the streamlined planning route.

by Joey Gardiner
Natural light is now mandated - image: Jeremy Levine (CC BY 2.0)
Natural light is now mandated - image: Jeremy Levine (CC BY 2.0)

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