Article 4 Directions

Article 4 Directions provide additional planning control for some areas in Brighton & Hove.

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

A4/18 Hilltop

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