Lawful Development Certificate for developments and use.

The Certificate of Lawful Use is a useful formal tool to prove that the use or construction works are lawful and/or do not require planning permission

Lawful Development Certificate (existing and proposed) for developments and use

The Certificate of Lawful Use (Existing or Proposed) is a useful formal tool to prove that the use or construction works etc are lawful and/ or do not require planning permission.

At Plande we are fully up-to-date with the current regulations and planning contexts and can advise fully on all matters relating to permitted development and Lawful Development Certificate applications and permissions.

Depending upon the requirements of our clients and the specific nature of the proposals or context, we are able to ensure that schemes can be designed within the permitted development regulations and seek confirmation from the Local Planning Authorities accordingly. The rules in England and Wales are currently different further confusing the issues and making it even harder for non-planning professionals to be sure of the situation.

As RTPI Chartered Town Planners we are best placed to assist with any matters relating to permitted development or the obtaining of a certificate of lawfulness. Please contact us for more information.


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Disclaimer: This page provides an introduction only and is not a definitive statement of the law and should therefore not be relied upon. The information above relates to England only. Policies across the rest of the UK may differ. Contact your Local Planning Authority for advice and confirmation before any works are carried out. All images used are for illustrative purposes only. Read the full disclaimer here.

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