New Clause 120 - New use classes for second homes

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 13 December 2022.

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“(1) Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (S.I. 1987/764) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 3 (dwellinghouses) for “whether or not as a sole or” substitute “as a”

(3) After paragraph 3 insert—

“3A Class C3A Second homes

Use, following a change of ownership, as a dwellinghouse as a secondary or supplementary residence by—

(a) a single person or by people to be regarded as forming a single household;

(b) not more than six residents living together as a single household where care is provided for residents; or

(c) not more than six residents living together as a single household where no care is provided to residents (other than a use within class C4).

Interpretation of Class C3A

For the purposes of Class C3A “single household” is to be construed in accordance with section 258 of the Housing Act 2004.””—(Tim Farron.)

Brought up.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

Division number 127 Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill — New Clause 120 - New use classes for second homes

Aye: 172 MPs

No: 319 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

Tellers

No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

The House divided: Ayes 172, Noes 321.

Question accordingly negatived.