Permitted Development and Article 4

Updated on 10th September 2019 in Planning Permission
0 on 10th September 2019

Hello,
I am in the process of purchasing a detached house in the greenbelt. I am considering converting the loft to gain another bedroom to the property. What I want to do is a simple velux loft conversion that would normally be allowed under permitted development. However, in the local searches for the property it came back as having 2 article 4 charges. The two charges are as follows:

Reference: Article 4
Description: Ref. 219
Description of Charge: Direction under Article 4 of the Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1950 prohibiting the use of land for the erection or placing thereon of moveable structures used for human habitation without planning permission first being obtained.
Registering Authority: Surrey County Council
Date of registration: 10/11/1958

Reference: Article 4
Description: Ref. 205
Description of Charge: DIRECTION under Article 4 of the Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1963 prohibiting the use of land for the purpose of parking, storage, warehousing, cleaning, maintenance or repair of motor vehicles and the erection or placing of moveable structures on the land for that use without planning permission first being obtained.
Registering Authority: Surrey County Council
Date of registration: 11/08/1977

These two charges seem to be specifically about moveable structures and work relating to commercial motor vehicles. Do these two charges also mean that all permitted development is removed too? Would I need to get planning permission for the loft conversion?

I reached out to the local council but they said I would have to apply for a pre-application meeting which costs £100 and I would have to submit technical drawings.

I just want to know what the article 4s mean and if my permitted development rights are removed completely.

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