Use Classes Order 2005 It is recommended that you confirm the position of each case with the Council’s Planning Department TCPA Use Classes Use/Description of development Permitted Order 2005 Change to (Effective 21 April another use 2005) class Retail sale of goods to the public – Shops, Post Offices, Travel Agencies No permitted A1 Shops and Ticket Agencies, Hairdressers, Funeral Director and Undertakers, change Domestic Hire Shops, Dry Cleaners, Sandwich Bars – Sandwiches or other cold food purchased and consumed off the premises, Internet Cafes. Financial Services – Banks, Building Societies and Bureau de Change. A1 (where there A2 Financial and Professional Services (other than Health and Medical Services) – Estate is a ground floor Professional Agents and Employment Agencies. Other Services – Betting Shops. display window) Services Principally where services are provided to visiting members of the public. Restaurants and Cafes – Use for the sale of food for consumption on the A1 or A2 A3 Restaurants premises. Excludes Internet Cafes (now A1) and Cafes Use as a Public House, Wine Bar or other Drinking Establishment A1, A2 or A3 A4 Drinking Establishments Use for the sale of hot food for consumption off the premises A1, A2 or A3 A5 Hot Food Takeaway (a) Offices other than in a use within Class A2 (Financial and B8 (where no B1 Business Professional Services) more than 2 (b) Research and Development – Laboratories, Studios 235m ) (c) Light Industry General Industry (Other than Classified as in B1) B1 or B8 (B8 B2 General The former ‘Special Industrial’ Use Classes, B3 – B7, are all now limited to 2 Industry encompassed in the B2 Use Class 235m ) Storage or Distribution Centres – Wholesale Warehouses, Distribution B1 (where no B8 Storage or Centres and Repositories more than 2 Distribution 235m ) Hotels, Boarding Houses and Guest Houses. No permitted C1 Hotels Development falls within this class if ‘no significant element of care is change provided’ Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Residential Education and Training Centres. No permitted C2 Residential Use for the provision of residential accommodation and care to people in change Institutions need of care. Dwellings for individuals, families or not more than six people living together No permitted C3 Dwelling as a single household. Not more than six people living together includes - change Houses students or young people sharing a dwelling and small group homes for disabled or handicapped people living together in the community. Medical and Health Services – Clinics and Health Centres, Crèche, Day No permitted D1 Non- Nursery, Day Centres and Consulting Rooms (not attached to the change Residential Consultants or Doctors house), Museums, Public Libraries, Art Galleries, Institutions Exhibition Halls, Non-residential Education and Training Centres, Places of Worship, Religious Instruction and Church Halls. Cinemas, Dance and Concert Halls, Sports Halls, Swimming Baths, Skating No permitted D2 Assembly Rinks, Gymnasiums, Bingo Halls and Casinos. Other Indoor and Outdoor change and Leisure Sports and Leisure Uses, not involving motorised vehicle or firearms. Not in any use For example: Retail Warehouse Clubs, Amusement Arcades, Launderettes, No permitted class (Sui Generis) Petrol Filling Stations, Taxi Businesses, Car/Vehicle Hire Businesses and change the Selling and Displaying of Motor Vehicles, Nightclubs, Theatres, Hostels, Builders Yards, Garden Centres.