Draft Residential Conversions Supplementary Planning Document

Closes 13 Feb 2023

Opened 19 Dec 2022


A Draft Residential Conversions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been published for consultation. This is a document setting out detailed planning guidance on proposals to convert houses to flats or to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). It provides further detail that supplements policy H8 in the Reading Borough Local Plan (adopted 2019) and would replace the existing Residential Conversions SPD dating from 2013.

The Draft Residential Conversions SPD is open for public consultation, and we welcome your views. The closing date for comments is Monday 13th February 2023 at 5 pm. Please send comments by e-mail to planningpolicy@reading.gov.uk or by post to Planning Policy, Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU.

We intend to take your comments into account in producing a final draft of the SPD that will be considered for adoption in spring 2023. Once adopted, it will be used in making decisions on planning applications. We look forward to receiving your comments.


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