Definitions for "Article 4 Direction"
Issued by the local planning authority, under Article 4 of the Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order to remove permitted development rights on the grounds that to exercise these rights would have an adverse impact on the character of the area.
A direction made by the Local Planning Authority requiring approval by the Secretary of State for the Environment, removing development specified in the Direction from the category of permitted development specified in Article 4 of the General Development Order 1988.
Direction removing some or all permitted development rights, for example within a conservation area or curtilage of a listed building. This is issued by the local planning authority.