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Article 4

Article 4 directions

Article 4 Directions can be invoked by the planning authority to further prohibit the type of small alterations that would be usually allowed under Permitted Development Rights even in a conservation area. An Article 4 specifically prohibits certain types of development, and is specific to certain streets, parts of streets, and even specific houses.
Merthyr Tydfil Borough County Council currently has the following Article 4 directions in place:

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre Conservation Area:  Pontmorlais Quarter

Thomastown Conservation Area:              
  • 10 Newcastle Street
  • 44 Upper Thomas Street
  • The Mount, Queens Road
  • Brynawel, Queens Road

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