Until the guidance on permitted development rights for converting farm buildings to dwellings is sharpened, farmers will need to give their applications the best possible chance. Jane Scott, senior planning consultant at Hobbs and Parker, offers her advice. See also: Read more about the ‘postcode lottery’ on development rights Is this plan right for you? First, consider whether using Class MB permitted development rights (PDRs) is the right route for you. Applying under this procedure removes your agricultural permitted development […]