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Class M – development by the Crown on operational Crown land connected to rail

 

railWe will not be expanding upon Class M, which is for water or hydraulic power undertakings including development above and below ground of buildings and apparatus required, within Planning Geek at this time.

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Legislation

 

Class M – development by the Crown on operational Crown land connected to rail

Permitted development

M. Development by or on behalf of the Crown on operational Crown land, required in connection with the movement of traffic by rail.

 

Development not permitted

M.1 Development is not permitted by Class M if it consists of or includes—

(a) the construction of a railway;

(b) the construction or erection of a hotel, railway station or bridge; or

(c) the construction or erection otherwise than wholly within a railway station of an office, residential or educational building, car park, shop, restaurant, garage, petrol filling station or a building used for an industrial process.

 

Interpretation of Class M

M.2 For the purposes of Class M, references to the construction or erection of any building or structure include references to the reconstruction or alteration of a building or structure where its design or external appearance would be materially affected.

 

 

 

Crown rail Page Updated: 21st August 2023

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