BCC Cabinet approved the proposal to extend the wards where Article 4’s, which removes the permitted development right to change a dwelling house to a small House in Multiple Occupation, are in operation.

Currently developers are required to obtain planning permission in Clifton West, Clifton East, Lawrence Hill, Ashley, Cabot, Cotham and Redland wards.

The cabinet has approved a proposal to extend this to the following wards:

Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston; Bedminster; Bishopston and Ashley Down; Brislington West; Easton; Eastville; Filwood; Frome Vale; Hillfields; Horfield; Knowle; Lockleaze; Southville; St George Central; St George West; Windmill Hill;

this will come into operation in April 2020. see cabinet information.