Permitted development rights give automatic deemed consent for certain developments without the need for express planning permission. These rights can be restricted through an ‘Article 4 Direction’. The effect of the Article 4 Direction is to revoke the permitted development rights and require planning permission to be obtained. The following Article 4 Directions have been confirmed within the Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2017 Class PA of Part 3 of Schedule 2 – whole of park, light industrial – change of use to dwellings2014 Class R* of Part 3 of Schedule 2 – pre-boundary extension of park (not the boundary extension area) – agricultural > flexible commercial uses 2003 Class A of Part 17 of Schedule 2 Settle-Carlisle Railway (not the boundary extension area) – telecommunications 1995 Class A of Part 2 of Schedule 2 Cracoe – means of enclosure 1993 Classes A, C and D of Part 1 of Schedule 2 Upper Settle – development within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse 1986 Class VI(1) of Schedule 1 Winterburn – agricultural development 1986 Class VI(1) of Schedule 1 Marrick – agricultural development 1984 Class VI(1) of Schedule Castle Bolton – agricultural development *This Article 4 Direction was made under Class M of Part 3 of the 1995 General Permitted Development Order. In 2015, Class M of Part 3 was replaced by Class R of Part 3 within the 2015 General Permitted Development Order. The Article 4 Direction continues to have effect in relation to this class of permitted development irrespective of this change. If you have any further queries please contact us.