The implications of an NPPF tweak that makes it harder for councils to block permitted development rights

The updated National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets a much higher bar for councils seeking to secure article 4 directions removing residential permitted development (PD) rights, experts agree, and will require authorities to work harder to justify introducing them.

by David Blackman
Maidenhead town centre (photograph: Mark Kerrison/Getty Images)
Maidenhead town centre (photograph: Mark Kerrison/Getty Images)

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