How developers and councils are responding to the new town centre use class The rules on changing the use of buildings has just been relaxed. Most shops can now be converted to offices and other uses without planning permission. How will developers and councils respond? by Joey Gardiner High Streets: Use class shake-up announced in July Sign in to continue Sign in Email address Password Stay signed in Trouble signing in? Reset password: Click here Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 020 8267 8121 Take a 30-day trial Join Planning now and pay nothing for your first 30-days. Register SUBSCRIBE Prices from £395 /pa* Full access to planningresource.com for 12 months with quarterly print issues Track the latest CIL developments with our live table Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin Choose a Package *For bespoke corporate packages please email email@example.com or call us on 01452 835820.