National Space Standards Explained! | Planning Pants W/Linda Wright
Whilst this Statutory Instrument (SI) deals with a number of matters the one making an appearance in most media headlines is that – all new homes in England delivered through ‘Permitted Development’ (PD) rights will have to meet national space standards from 6 April 2021, according to the new regulations.
As of 6 April 2021, all new dwellings created through PD development rights will need to:
- Have a gross internal floorspace of at least 37 square metres; or
- Comply with the nationally described space standard issued by the Department for Communities and Local Government on 27th March 2015.
For a full summary of the regulations click here