Class K – Air traffic services in an emergency


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We will not be expanding upon Class K, which is for air traffic services in an emergency, within Planning Geek at this time.

The legislation can be found below. If you need the guidance of Planning Geek in the process for Class K, please contact us for any assistance or book a Zoom call today.





Class K – development by an air traffic services licence holder in an emergency

Permitted development

K. The use of land by or on behalf of an air traffic services licence holder in an emergency to station moveable apparatus replacing unserviceable apparatus.


K.1 Development is permitted by Class K subject to the condition that on or before the expiry of a period of 6 months beginning with the date on which the use began, the use ceases, and any apparatus is removed, and the land is restored to its condition before the development took place, or to any other condition as may be agreed in writing between the local planning authority and the developer.


Air traffic in an emergency Page Updated:  8th August 2023