The consultation closes at 11:45pm on 14 November 2021
On 5 September 2021 the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, Ministry of Defence, and The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP published a press release about proposed planning reforms to support hospitality businesses, markets, and historic visitor attractions so that outdoor space can be used more easily.
The consultation covers
- Right for markets to be held by or on behalf of local councils
- Right for moveable structures in the grounds of pubs, cafes, restaurants and historic visitor attractions
Proposed changes to two permitted development rights in the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015.
- Class BB of Part 4 permitting the provision of moveable structures in the curtilage of pubs, cafes, restaurants and historic visitor attractions.
- Class BA of Part 12 permitting for markets to be held by or on behalf of local authorities
The consultation also contains proposed new permitted development rights to support the delivery of infrastructure on Ministry of Defence sites, to invest and transform its estate.