Blackpool Borough Council
Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as amended
Town and Country Planning
(General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, as amended
Confirmation of the Article 4 Direction relating to demolition of and exterior painting of locally listed buildings
To: The Owner / Occupier (please see accompanying letter)
Notice is hereby given by Blackpool Borough Council (“the Council”), being the appropriate local planning authority, that it has confirmed a non-immediate Article 4 Direction on Wednesday 28 September 2022 under Article 4(1) of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, as amended (“the Order”). The Direction applies to properties and or structures within the Locally Listed Building locations listed in the Second Schedule of the Direction and shown in the locations edged red for identification purposes on the individual Plans in the Third Schedule as attached to the Direction.
The Direction relates to development in the First Schedule and removes permitted development rights for these types of development from the date when the Direction comes into force. Planning Permission will therefore be required for development comprised within the First Schedule and applies to properties within the Locally Listed Building locations identified in the Second Schedule of the Direction and shown in the locations edged red for identification purposes in the individual Plans identified in the Third Schedule once the Direction is in force.
A copy of the Direction, including the Locally Listed building Locations and individual Plan defining the area covered, can be viewed on the Council’s website and at the Council’s Customer First, Municipal Buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool between the hours of 9.30am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday. A copy is also available to be viewed during its opening hours at the following locations:
- Blackpool Central Library, Queen Street, Blackpool, FY1 1PX.
- Bickerstaff Reception 1 Bickerstaffe Square, Talbot Road, Blackpool, FY1 3AH.
The council invited representations on the Article 4 Direction between Wednesday 23 February 2022 to Wednesday 20 April 2022 and has considered all the representations received during this period.
The direction will come into force on Friday 24 February 2023.
Dated this 28 DAY of September 2022
Director of Governance and Partnership, on behalf of Blackpool Borough Council, PO Box 11, Town Hall, Blackpool, FY1 1NB
(a) Any building operation on the Land consisting of demolition of a building being development comprised within Schedule 2 Part 11 class B of the Order and not being development comprised within any other Class
This means that you cannot demolish any building unless planning permission is granted.
(b) Painting of the exterior of the buildings other than for the purpose of advertisements being development within Schedule 2 Part 2 class C of the Order and not being development comprised within any other class.
This means that you cannot paint the exterior of any building unless planning permission is granted.
End of notice