Article 4 Directions provide additional planning control for some areas in Brighton & Hove.
Most Article 4 Directions in the city are used to protect the character of a conservation area or the visual amenities of other areas.
There are also some Article 4 Directions in place for change of use.
Article 4 Directions for change of use
Heritage Article 4 Directions in Brighton & Hove
These Article 4 Directions mean that planning permission is required for minor developments For example new porches, replacement windows and doors, replacement roof coverings and painting of the exterior of a building.
These directions usually only apply to single dwelling houses. Stricter planning controls are already in place for flats and other types of building.
Most directions relate to the facades of buildings that face onto a street, public footpath or open space. Sometimes they cover alterations and extensions at the rear of a building or back garden.
Read or download a list of all Article 4 Directions in the city as of 22 September 2021.
View Heritage Article 4 Directions below:
A4/02 Kemp Town
A4/03 Bedford Square
A4/04 Hanover Crescent
A4/05 Oriental Place
A4/06 Montpelier Crescent
A4/07 Park Crescent
A4/08 Powis Square
A4/09 Regency Square
A4/10 Marine Square
A4/11 Montpelier Villas
A4/12 Clifton Terrace
A4/13 Wykeham Terrace
A4/14 Sillwood Road
A4/15 Russell Square
A4/16 Clarence Square
A4/17 Norfolk Square
A4/19 North Laine
A4/20 Preston Park
A4/21 Preston Village
A4/22 Round Hill conservation area
A4/23 West Hill conservation area
A4/24 The Avenues (including the Cliftonville extension and The Drive)
A4/25 Brunswick - comprehensive
A4/26 Brunswick - minor works
A4/27 Cliftonville, Denmark Villas and The Drive
A4/28 Pembroke & Princes
A4/29 Pembroke & Princes Boundaries
A4/30 Satellite dishes and other aerials
A4/31 Markets at the Sussex County Cricket Ground, Eaton Road
A4/32 Agricultural buildings at Golf Farm, Devil’s Dyke Road
A4/33 Motorcycle racing at New Barn Farm, Foredown Hill
A4/34 Adelaide Crescent, Palmeira Square and Western Road
A4/35 Brunswick Place, North
A4/36 Agricultural buildings at Court Farm, Devil's Dyke Road
A4/37 Lansdowne Square and Lansdowne Place
A4/44 Stanmer Village
A4/45 Portslade Old Village
A4/46 Patcham conservation area
A4/47 Rottingdean conservation area
A4/48 Ovingdean conservation area
A4/49 Queen's Park conservation area