1 MAI 2018
In recent years, there has been a significant expansion in permitted development (PD) rights. The report presents an analysis of the exercise of PD rights in England since 2010 and an initial estimate of the direct financial costs and benefits of permitted development to the public sector.
The main argument in favour of the extension of PD rights is that it removes unnecessary administrative impediments to development imposed by the planning system. Conversely, concerns have been raised about the specific impacts of different categories of PD such as their cumulative and systematic effects. The research, conducted by a team primarily from the University of Sheffield, sought to:
By undertaking a combined research approach involving mapping changes to the residential housing supply across England and conducting a cost-benefit analysis of PD for local authorities, the research highlights a number of interesting findings, including:
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