Decision details

HMO Article Direction Report

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Upon the invitation of the Chair, the Group Head of Planning presented the report which updated the Committee on the completion of the Article 4 Direction 21-day representation and 6-week notification periods concerning the proposed removal of Permitted Development rights for smaller scale Houses in Multiple Occupation (i.e. C4 Use Class) in the three Wards of Marine, Hotham (Bognor Regis) and River (Littlehampton). The notification and representation period commenced on 2 November 2022 and closed on the 23 November and 14 December respectively. Two representations were received, one from Littlehampton Town Council and one from Bognor Regis Town Council, fully supporting Article 4 Directions for the wards affected in their areas. The recommendation was then proposed by Councillor Chace and seconded by Councillor Edwards.


          The Committee




That the Article 4 Directions (under Article 4(1) Schedule 3 (1) of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015) for the three Wards of Marine, Hotham and River, come into effect on 19 January 2023.

Report author: Nicola Moore

Publication date: 13/01/2023

Date of decision: 11/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/01/2023 - Planning Committee

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