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Last revised December 3, 2015

 An Article 4 Direction is made under the Town and Country Planning Acts, specifically the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995. Article 4 (1) directions apply to listed buildings and Article 4 (2) directions to buildings in conservation areas.

See BCC webpage for details of local Article 4 directions.

Article 4 directions do not mean that that the application will automatically be refused. Applications will be considered, as usual, on their merits.