Development rights for farms, BPS and Greening updates have all been popular this week...
Do you need a new farm building or are you looking to convert an agricultural building to residential use? You could benefit from updated permitted development rights from 6 April. Read how the NFU's calls for more positive planning rules could deliver positive changes for farming.
The NFU's senior BPS adviser Richard Wordsworth looks at some key changes to BPS rules for 2018, and provides an update on the timeframe for applications.
Are you thinking of converting a building into a dwelling? Read the NFU's breakdown of the government's guidance to help farmers choose which of their buildings would be suitable for conversion to a dwelling house under permitted development rights, known as Class Q right.
Update on the state of play with greening after further clarification on the changes coming into force in 2018. Get the briefing - you will be asked to log in. (If you don’t know your log in details, contact CallFirst on 0370 845 8458.)
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