What are B1 B2 and B8 uses?
B2 (General Industrial) Use for industrial process other than one falling within class B1 (excluding incineration purposes, chemical treatment or landfill or hazardous waste). B1; B8. B8 (Storage and Distribution) This class includes open air storage.
What is class E use?
Use Class E – Commercial, Business and Service –
a) for the display or retail sale of goods, other than hot food, principally to visiting members of the public, (shops & Post Offices etc.)
What is sui generis planning?
Sui generis is Latin for ‘of its own kind’. It is a term used to categorise buildings that do not fall within any particular use class for the purposes of planning permission. The different use classes are set out in the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987.
What is e use?
Class E (Commercial, business and service) – including retail, restaurant, office, financial/professional services, indoor sports, medical and nursery uses along with “any other services which it is appropriate to provide in a commercial, business or service locality”; Class F.
What is C1 planning use?
Use Class C1 (Hotels) relates to hotels, boarding and guest houses where no significant element of care is provided (excludes hostels)
What is Class A3 use?
Class A3 is use for the sale of food or drink for consumption on the premises or of hot food for consumption off the premises.
What is planning use E?
The new Class E allows for a mix of uses to reflect changing retail requirements. It will allow a building to be used flexibly by having a number of uses taking place concurrently or by allowing different uses to take place at different times of the day.
What planning use class is a pub?
A4 Use Class – Drinking Establishments
The A4 Use Class relates to drinking establishment premises, for example, public house (pub), wine bar or other drinking establishments. Nightclubs are not included within the use class and would normally be Sui Generis.
Is B1 now Class E?
The New Use Class E: Commercial, Business and Service
Instead, a huge number of different types of businesses – including many of those currently labelled A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, D1 and D2 are being brought together in the new Use Class E.
What is Class E planning?
The Business and Planning Act 2020 introduced a significant change to the Use Classes Order. Essentially, the new regulations (effective from 1 September 2020) introduce a broad category of ‘commercial, business and service’ uses, known as Class E. The existing Classes A1 to A5, B1, D1 and D2 are revoked.
What is F1 planning?
Class F1 was introduced by the Business and Planning Act 2020, effective from 1 September 2020. It comprises schools, museums, galleries (not for sale), libraries, halls, places of worship, church halls, law courts, non-residential education and training centres (these are all former Class D1 uses).
Is sui generis a use class?
‘Sui generis’ buildings are those that do not fall within any particular use class. The Latin term ‘sui generis’ means ‘of its own kind’. It is a term used to categorise buildings that do not fall within any particular use class for the purposes of planning permission.
What is B8 use?
Use Class B8 (Storage or distribution) includes warehousing and open air storage. Use Class B8 can benefit from permitted development opportunities to change use without requiring a full planning application.
Do you need planning permission for change of use?
Generally, if it is proposed to change from one Use Class to another, you will need planning permission. Most external building work associated with a change of use is also likely to require planning permission.