Decision details

REG 673 - Confirmation of an Article 4 Direction covering changes of Use from Class C3 to Class C4 in Mount Oswald, Carrville and Belmont Durham City (Table 3 Paragraph 24) (Part A)

Service: Regeneration, Economy and Growth

Ref no.: REG 673

Decision Maker: Strategic and Technical Support Consultant

Decision status: Recommendations Approved


The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the response to the consultation on the proposed non-immediate Article 4 Direction to remove permitted development rights under planning legislation for changes of use from dwelling houses (Class C3) to small Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) (Class C4) in Mount Oswald, Carrville and Belmont in Durham City.


Having considered all of the comments made in response to the consultation and noting the original justification for making the Proposed Direction, this report recommends that the proposed Article 4 Direction for Mount Oswald, Belmont and Carrville is confirmed.

Publication date: 13/10/2021

Date of decision: 11/10/2021

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