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Residential Land

Volume 455: debated on Monday 15 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what her Department’s definition is of previously residential land; and whether it includes the whole curtilage of a previously domestic property. (114347)

The definition of residential land in Land Use Change Statistics, both as a previous use and a new use, is: houses, flats, sheltered accommodation where residences have separate front entrances, and adjoining garages, gardens, estate roads and pathways (page 11 of Land Use Change Guidance on the Communities website

www.communities.gov.uk/index.asp?id=l146618

a copy of which has been placed in the Library of the House. The definition includes the curtilage of a residential property, and has done for many years.