Class M – Development for CAA surveys


CAA surveys

We will not be expanding upon Class M, which is for CAA surveys, 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 M, please contact us for any assistance or book a Zoom call today.





Class M – development by the Civil Aviation Authority for surveys etc.

Permitted development

M. The use of land by or on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority for the stationing and operation of apparatus in connection with the carrying out of surveys or investigations.


M.1 Development is permitted by Class M subject to the condition that on or before the expiry of the 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.


CAA surveys Page Updated:  8th August 2023