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Article 4 Direction

Change of use from commercial to residential

Article 4 direction

The City of London Corporation has adopted an Article 4 Direction which removes the National Permitted Development Right in the City of London so that  planning permission is required for a change of use from office to residential.

Article 4 Direction (750KB)
Article 4 Notice (21KB)

More information on the City Corporation's exemption from national permitted development rights, the evidence base supporting the Article 4 Direction, and the public consultation that was undertaken are available on request by emailing the Local Plan Team.

or write to:

Development Plans Team
Department of the Built Environment
City of London Corporation
PO Box 270
London EC2P 2EJ

08 November 2013
Last Modified:
05 September 2019