Planning and Building (General Development) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2015


Planning and Building (General Development) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2015

Made                                                                   16th December 2015

Coming into force                                                   13th January 2016

THE MINISTER FOR PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT, in pursuance of Articles 8(3)(a) and 124 of the Planning and Building (Jersey) Law 2002[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In this order “principal Order” means the Planning and Building (General Development) (Jersey) Order 2011[2].

2        Amendment of Article 1

In Article 1 of the principal Order –

(a)     the following definitions shall be inserted in the appropriate alphabetical order –

“ ‘apron’ includes the taxiway, perimeter track and aircraft manoeuvring area but does not include the runway;

‘external area’, in respect of a building, includes internal floor area, wall thickness, roof eaves, and all overhangs of the building;

‘hire vehicle’ has the same meaning as in Article 1 of the Motor Vehicle Registration (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 1993[3];

‘industrial land’ means land used to carry out an industrial process;

‘industrial process’ means any process that is necessary or incidental –

(a)     to make an article or part of an article;

(b)     to alter, repair, ornament, finish, clean, wash, pack or can, or to adapt for sale or to demolish an article;

‘private way’ means a road or footpath that is not repairable at the expense of the States or any parish;

‘public authority’ includes a statutory corporation established for a public purpose, a Parish and any Minister;

‘painting’, means applying colour;

‘solar panel’ means a microgeneration solar photovoltaic panel or solar thermal panel;”;

(b)     for the definition “ground level” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘ground level’, in respect of a building –

(a)     means the level of the surface of the ground immediately adjacent to and within 1 metre of the building; or

(b)     if the level of the surface of the ground on which it is situated or is to be situated is not uniform, means the level of the lowest part of the surface of the ground adjacent to and within 1 metre of the building;”;

(c)     for the definition “road” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘road’ means a road, bridge, viaduct or subway which is repairable at the expense of the States or any parish, and includes the carriageway, footpath and any other part of such a road, bridge, viaduct or subway;”.

3        Amendment of Article 2

In Article 2 of the principal Order –

(a)     for the heading there shall be substituted the following heading –

“Planning permission for development”;

(b)     in paragraph (1), the words “described as permitted development” shall be deleted.

4        Amendment of Article 3

For Article 3(3) of the principal Order there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(3)    A use which is not specified in a use class set out in Schedule 2 shall require planning permission.”.

5        Amendment of Schedule 1

(1)     In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order –

(a)     in the sub-heading, for the words “WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF” there shall be substituted the words “TO, AND WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF,”;

(b)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class A –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph A.1(b), after the word “conservatory” there shall be inserted the words “, canopy or porch”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph A.2 –

(A)    in sub-paragraph (a), after the word “flagpole” there shall be inserted the words “, canopy or porch”,

(B)     in sub-paragraphs (a), (c) and (d), the word “conservatory,” shall be deleted,

(C)     for sub-paragraph (f) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

“(f)    with the exception of the erection of a flagpole, canopy or porch, –

(i)      the structure, extension or garage exceeds the maximum height of 3.5 metres above ground level, measured at any part of the roof, or of 2.5 metres above ground level, measured at the lower edge of the roof plane, if the roof is sloping,

(ii)      the structure, extension or garage exceeds the maximum height of 3 metres above ground level, if the roof is flat, or

(iii)     the part of the structure (if any) within 1 metre of the boundary of an adjoining property exceeds 2 metres in height;”,

(D)    after sub-paragraph (f) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraphs –

“(fa)   in the case of a canopy or porch, the external area of the canopy or porch exceeds 3 square metres, the height of the canopy or porch from ground level exceeds 2.75 metres or the canopy or porch is erected within 2 metres of a road;”,

(E)     in sub-paragraph (g), after the words “swimming pool” there shall be inserted the words “or other pool or a canopy or porch”,

(iii)     in the second column of the item “Conditions”, in paragraph A.4, after the words “swimming pool” there shall be inserted the word “or other pool”;

(c)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class C, in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph C.2(b), after the words “height above” there shall be inserted the words “or below”;

(d)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class E, in the second column of the item “Conditions” –

(i)      in paragraph E.4, after the word “skylight” there shall be inserted the words “installed 10 metres or less from a boundary”,

(ii)      in paragraph E.9, the words “photovoltaic or water-heating” shall be deleted;

(e)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class F –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development” in paragraph F.1, after the word “flues” there shall be inserted the word “, chimneys”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph F.2, the words “or if the works are to a principal elevation” shall be deleted,

(iii)     in the second column of the item “Conditions” –

(A)    for paragraph F.3 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“F.3   A vent, flue or chimney installed within a roof must not protrude more than 1.5 metres above the plane of the roof in which it is set.”,

(B)     for paragraph F.4 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“F.4   A vent, flue or chimney installed on a wall must not protrude more than 30 centimetres from the wall on which it is installed or protrude more than 1.5 metres above the eave or plane of a roof.”,

(C)     after paragraph F.4 there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“F.5   A flue or chimney must not terminate within 2.5 metres of an opening of an adjoining building or any dwelling.”.

(2)     In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order –

(a)     in the sub-heading for the words “WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF” there shall be substituted the words “TO, AND WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF,”;

(b)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class A, in the second column of the item “Conditions” –

(i)      in paragraph A.4, after the word “skylight” there shall be inserted the words “installed 10 metres or less from a boundary”,

(ii)      in paragraph A.9 the words “photovoltaic or water-heating” shall be deleted;

(c)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class C in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph C.2(b), after the word “above” there shall be inserted the words “or below”;

(d)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class E –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph E.1, after the word “flues” there shall be inserted the words “, chimneys”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph E.2, the words “or if the works are to a principal elevation” shall be deleted,

(iii)     in the second column of the item “Conditions” –

(A)    for paragraph E.3, there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“E.3   A vent, flue or chimney installed within a roof must not protrude more than 1.5 metres above the plane of the roof in which it is set.”,

(B)     for paragraph E.4 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“E.4   A vent, flue or chimney installed on a wall must not protrude more than 30 centimetres from the wall on which it is installed or protrude more than 1.5 metres above the eave or plane of a roof.”,

(C)     after paragraph E.4, there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“E.5   A flue or chimney must not terminate within 2.5 metres of an opening of an adjoining building or any dwelling.”.

(3)     In Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order –

(a)     after the entry for a permitted development of Class A there shall be inserted the following entries –

 

CLASS AA

Permitted development

AA.1

Internal alterations or building operations that do not amount to an external change or create new floor space.

Work not permitted

AA.2

Work is not permitted by Class AA if the building is or forms part of a LBP.

CLASS AB

Permitted development

AB.1

Minor below-ground engineering work of bore holes, drains and other services.

Work not permitted

AB.2

Work is not permitted by Class AB if –

 

 

(a)

 the work is for foul sewer systems, including packaged treatment plants, septic tanks or tight tanks;

 

 

(b)

the land is or forms part of a LBP or pLBP, or is in an AAP or CA.

 

(b)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class B, in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph B.2(a), after the word “dish” there shall be inserted the words “attached to a building”;

(c)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class D –

(i)      after the item “Work not permitted” there shall be inserted the following item –

 

“Conditions

D.2A

The field of vision of a closed circuit camera must so far as is practicable not extend beyond the boundaries of the land where it is sited.”.

 

(ii)      the item “Interpretation of Class D” shall be deleted;

(d)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class E –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph E.1, for the words “to a road from agricultural land” there shall be substituted the words “to an agricultural field for agricultural purposes only”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Conditions” –

(A)    in paragraph E.5, the words “or mainly” shall be deleted,

(B)     for paragraph E.6(a), there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

“(a)    a gatepost made of any natural material of not more than 90 centimetres above ground level in height, erected on each side of the access;”,

(C)     after paragraph E.6 there shall be inserted the following paragraphs –

“E.7   Any access must not exceed 5 metres in width.

E.8     Permitted development under this Class E shall be limited to one access per field boundary.”;

(e)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class F –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development” –

(A)    for paragraph F.1(d) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

(d)    the replacement of roof coverings including a height increase of up to 15 centimetres and the alteration of rain water goods and verges to accommodate the height increase;”,

(B)     in paragraph F.1(g), after the word “window” there shall be inserted the words “or door”,

(C)     after paragraph F.1(g) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraphs –

(h)    the reduction of window openings above the ground floor;

(i)      the replacement of dormer windows and skylights;

(j)      the reduction or enlarging of windows or doors on the ground floor;

(k)     the re-rendering (up to a maximum wall thickness of 15 centimetres) of areas of a building that are already rendered including the installation of external insulation systems in the render finish”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Work not permitted” –

(A)    in paragraph F.2, for the words “except where the work is the re-cladding of a roof, the work is to a principal elevation, including a shop front” there shall be substituted the words “where the work is to a shop front”,

(B)     after paragraph F.2 there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“F.2A The replacement of roof coverings including a height increase is not permitted by Class F if it alters the shape of the roof.”,

(iii)     in the second column of the item “Conditions” –

(A)    for paragraph F.3 there shall be substituted the following paragraphs –

“F.3   The replacement of the roof covering of an existing sloping roof must be in natural slate or clay tiles, or in exactly the same type of material as the material it is replacing.

F.3A  The replacement of roof coverings of a flat roof may be in any material.”,

(B)     in paragraph F.9 the words “photovoltaic or water-heating” shall be deleted,

(C)     after paragraph F.10, there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“F.11  New or replacement windows or doors must not encroach over roads or private ways.”;

(f)      in the entry for a permitted development of Class G,

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph G.1, for the words “agricultural land” there shall be substituted the words “an agricultural field”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Conditions”, in paragraph G.3 –

(A)    for the words “The area” there shall be substituted the words “The external area”,

(B)     for the words “aggregate area” there shall be inserted the words “aggregate external area”;

(g)     the entry for a permitted development of Class H shall be deleted;

(h)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class I, in the second column of the item “Condition”, for paragraph I.3 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“I.3    The fence (including any gate within it) must be of timber post and rail with or without netting, wire, tape or mesh.”;

(i)      the entry for a permitted development of Class J shall be deleted;

(j)      in the entry for a permitted development of Class K, in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph K.I the words “, including the replacement of a window or door” shall be deleted.

(4)     In Part 4 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order –

(a)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class A –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph A.1, the words “photovoltaic or water-heating” shall be deleted and after the word “plane” there shall be inserted the words “or flat roof”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph A.2(b) –

(A)    for the words “photovoltaic panel” there shall be substituted the word “solar panel or similar device”,

(B)     for the words “set out in the annexure” there shall be substituted the words “set out in Part 1 of the annexure”,

(iii)     in the second column of the item “Conditions” –

(A)    for paragraph A.3 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“A.3   Any solar panel or similar device attached to a sloping roof plane must project no more than 20 centimetres above the roof plane and in the case of a flat roof, no more than 1 metre above the roof.”,

(B)     in paragraph A.4, for the word “panels” there shall be inserted the words “solar panels or similar devices”,

(C)     in paragraph A.5, the words “photovoltaic or water-heating” shall be deleted and for the word “50%” there shall be substituted the word “90%”,

(D)    after paragraph A.5 there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“A.6   The total aggregate external area of ground mounted solar panels or similar devices must not exceed 9 square metres.”;

(b)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class B, in the second column, paragraph B.4 shall be deleted;

(c)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class C, in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph C.2(e) for the words “is not attached to a building, the structure supporting the turbine” there shall be substituted the words “is within the curtilage of a building but is not attached to the building, the building and its curtilage”.

(5)     In Part 5 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order, in the entry for a permitted development of Class A, the item “Interpretation of Class A” shall be deleted.

(6)     In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order –

(a)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class A, the item “Interpretation of Class A” shall be deleted;

(b)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class C, in the second column of the item “Permitted development” for paragraph C.1 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

C.1  Within the area of a harbour administered by the harbour authority (being the person appointed as such under Article 2(1) of the Harbours (Administration) (Jersey) Law 1961[4]) –

(a)     dredging, the placing and fixing of moorings (including pontoons and access ramps) and the installation of technical or security equipment necessary for the operation of the harbour;

(b)     repair and maintenance of ramps, fuel jetty and associated equipment, navigational aids, handrails, ladders, drying pads and operational equipment.”;

(c)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class D –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development” –

(A)    in paragraph D.1, after the word “airport” where it first occurs there shall be inserted the words “(as shown in the map set out in Part 2 of the annexure to this Schedule)”,

(B)     after paragraph D.1, there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“D.1A            The repair and maintenance of operational equipment and navigational aids, with the exclusion of reed beds.”,

(ii)      in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, after paragraph D.2, there shall be added the following paragraph –

“D.3   work is not permitted by Class D for the construction, extension or relocation of a runway.”.

(7)     In Part 7 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order, in the entry for a permitted development of Class A –

(a)     in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph A.1 –

(i)      sub-paragraph (a) shall be deleted,

(ii)      in sub-paragraph (e), the words “or commercial” shall be deleted,

(iii)     in sub-paragraph (h), after the word “a” the words “building or other” shall be inserted,

(iv)     after sub-paragraph (h) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph –

(i)     in the case of demolition of a swimming pool, the infilling of land as a result of the removal of the structure of the swimming pool.”;

(b)     in the second column of the item “Work not permitted”, in paragraph A.2(b), for the word “premises” there shall be substituted the words “a road”;

(c)     in the second column of the item “Conditions”, after paragraph A.4 there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“A.5   In the case of the infilling of land as a result of removal of a swimming pool, the infill must be clean and inert material.”.

(8)     In Part 8 of Schedule 1 to the principal Order –

(a)     in the entry for a permitted development of Class A –

(i)      in the second column of the item “Permitted development”, in paragraph A.1(a), after the words “hot food” there shall be inserted the words “, hot drinks or warmed pre-prepared food”,

(ii)      the item “Interpretation of Class A shall be deleted;

(b)     for the entry for a permitted development of Class B there shall substituted the following entry –

 

“Permitted development

B.1

Development consisting of a change of use from –

Class A – shop – to Class K medical and welfare;

Class B – cafes and restaurants to Class A – shop;

Class C – office to Class E – warehouse;

Class C – office to Class G – social;

Class F – tourism accommodation to Class J – residential institution;

Class H – sports and fitness to Class G – social;

 

Class H – sports and fitness to Class I – entertainment;

Class I – entertainment to Class G – social;

Class I – entertainment to Class H – sports and fitness;

Class J – residential institution to Class L –special institution;

Class K medical and welfare to Class A – shop;

Class L – special institution to Class J – residential institution;

Class M – late night entertainment and drinking venues to Class B – cafes and restaurants;

Class M – late night entertainment and drinking venues to a mixed use of Class B – cafes and restaurants and Class M – late night entertainment and drinking venues.

Interpretation of Class B

B.2

For the purposes of Class B, a reference to a class by letter is a reference to the use Class bearing that letter in Schedule 2.”.

 

(9)     in the annexure to Schedule 1 –

(a)     after the Heading “ANNEXURE” there shall be inserted the sub-heading “PART 1”;

(b)     after the map in Part 1 there shall be inserted the following sub-heading and map –

“PART 2

Embedded Image”.

 

6        Amendment of Schedule 2

In Schedule 2 of the principal Order –

(a)     in Class A, for paragraph 9(d) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(d)    for the sale of hot drinks or cold drinks, cold food or warmed pre-prepared food;”;

(b)     for Class B there shall be substituted the following Class –

“Class B – Cafes and restaurants

Use for the sale of food or drink –

(a)     for consumption on premises as –

(i)      a restaurant,

(ii)      a cafeteria, or

(b)     for al fresco dining.”;

(c)     for Class E there shall be substituted the following Class –

“Class E – Warehouse

Use as a wholesale (but not retail) warehouse or repository for dry storage .”;

(d)     in Class F –

(i)      for the heading there shall be substituted the heading “Tourism accommodation”,

(ii)      after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted the following paragraphs –

“(c)    accommodation providing bed and breakfast;

(d)     a self-catering accommodation.”;

(e)     for Class H there shall be substituted the following Class –

“Class H – Sport and fitness

Use of a building for –

(a)     a skating rink or rollerblading rink;

(b)     a swimming bath or pool;

(c)     a building or part of a building used for sports, dancing, martial arts, personal fitness training;

(d)     a fitness studio including a building or part of a building used for yoga or pilates.”;

(f)      in Class J after paragraph (d) there shall be added the following paragraphs –

“(e)    a refuge;

(f)      a hostel.”;

(g)     in Class K for paragraph (c) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(c)    a building or part of a building for providing health services, including acupuncture, podiatry and massage;”;

(h)     after Class L there shall be added the following Classes –

“Class M – Late night entertainment and drinking venues

Use for the sale of food or drink –

(a)     for consumption on premises as –

(i)      a bar, including a wine bar,

(ii)      an entertainment venue,

(iii)     a night club,

(iv)     a public house;

(b)     for al fresco dining,

except that this class does not include use of a building as a take-away.”.

7        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Planning and Building (General Development) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2015 and shall come into force 28 days after it is made.

deputy s.g. luce of st. martin

Minister for Planning and Environment

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 22.550

[2]                                    chapter 22.550.25

[3]                                    chapter 25.350.50

[4]                                    chapter 19.060


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