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Timeline of the Use Classes order

 

The Use Classes Order has been around since 1948. This timeline will take you through the history of the Use Classes order.

We have a similar page for the timeline of the GPDO.

Timeline of the Use Classes Order

1948 – The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order, 1948 – click here

1950 – The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order, 1950 – click here

1963 – The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1963 – click here

1972 – The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1972 – click here

1987 – The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 – click here

2020 – The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) (England) Order 2020  – click here

Until the year 2000, the Use Classes Order applied to both England and Wales. The 1987 version has been updated many times. Eventually being updated independently by England and Wales.

In 2020 there was a major amendment, which we use today. Therefore we have split that onto its own page above.

Click on a year above to discover the changes over the years.

 

 

 

Timeline of Use Class Order page – Page Updated: 5th December 2023

 

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