Issue details

Proposed Article 4 Directions - Planning Change of Use from C3 (dwellinghouses) to C4 (houses in multiple occupation)

The cabinet is recommended to approve the making of non-immediate Article 4 Directions, removing the permitted development right for dwelllinghouses (use class C3) to convert to houses of multiple occupation (use class C4) in various locations in Crawley, to protect the amenity and wellbeing of the areas concerned.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/06/2020

Decision due: 3 Feb 2021 by Cabinet

Considered on: 1 Feb 2021 by Overview and Scrutiny Commission

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Contact: Ian Warren, Senior Planning Officer Email:

Consultation process

The non-immediate Article 4 Direction process includes an extended notification period which would include a period of statutory public consultation.


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