Manchester City Council

Planning & regeneration Article 4 Direction

Article 4 Direction and planning permission for Houses in Multiple Occupation

Manchester City Council made an Article 4 Direction on the 7 October 2010 and confirmed this on 17 January 2011. The Direction came into force on 8 October 2011 and permitted development rights for change of use from a Class C3 dwellinghouse to a Class C4 house in multiple occupation have been removed from this date. This means that planning permission is required for this type of development.

The reports making and confirming the Article 4 Direction, the confirmed Direction, the statutory notices for Direction and a 'frequently asked questions' guidance note are available to be downloaded.

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