Whilst permitted development rights were intended to simplify the planning process to allow for development without the need for planning permission, a firm understanding of the requirements is essential in order to ensure development is compliant. The General Permitted Development Order has undergone a number of revisions since its inception in 2015 and covers a range of development opportunities, ranging from householder extensions to office to residential conversion, each with their own specific conditions.

P&DG have an in-depth knowledge of permitted development rights and a proven history of interpreting the General Permitted Development Order and submitting prior approval and notification to local authorities.

Our team engage with clients and consultants to provide a bespoke service, tailored to each individual project’s requirements. We want to ensure that your development project is delivered most effectively and this may involve navigating permitted development rights in order to benefit from a quicker and more cost effective decision.

We can provide the following range of services:

  • Interpretation of the permitted development rights
  • Assessing a development proposal in relation to permitted development rights
  • Providing a planning strategy to best take advantage of permitted developmentrights
  • Advising on the specific requirements of each permitted development application
  • Preparing, submitting and negotiating the required prior approval or notificationapplication


David Peck


Bob Woollard


Jessica Hird

Principal Planner and Urban Designer

Harriet Nind

Principal Planner

Prior Approval – Idis House, Weybridge

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