Prior Approval Success For Class Q On A Barn In Hampshire
12th March, 2019 by Acorus in General
Acorus’ Eastern team have been successful in obtaining the change of use of a steel framed agricultural building to a dwelling under permitted development rights (Class Q of General Permitted Development Order), in Hampshire.
Acorus also undertook the necessary design work. Queries regarding the structural capability of the building were raised during the course of the application, but these were successfully overcome during the course of the application through regular engagement with the planning officer.
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Class Q - This is the permitted development of an agricultural building to residential use. There are criteria that apply i.e. the building must have been use solely for agricultural use on or before 20th March 2013; the dimensions of the building must not change; there must not be excessive rebuilding to enable the building to be converted into a dwelling. There are also restrictions on the number and size of dwellings the building can be converted to.
For more details refer to the following Class Q information sheet.