Camping Sites: Permitted Development Rights

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 7th March 2022.

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Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending temporary permitted development rights for pop-up campsites to summer 2022.

Photo of Stuart Andrew Stuart Andrew Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Minister for Housing)

To provide greater flexibility during coronavirus restrictions, a permitted development right was introduced to provide additional days for the temporary use of land, including camping.

This has now expired. However, the original right remains, allowing for the temporary use of land for up to 28 days per calendar year.

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