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Birmingham City Council

Handsworth, Sandwell and Soho Area of Restraint - Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG)

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Some areas of the city experience high demand to convert large residential properties into non-family dwellings, such as flats, student accommodation, rented rooms or small care facilities.

Concentration of properties in these uses can cause problems with noise disturbance and parking, particularly where located close together.

This supplementary planning guidance designates areas within the then Handsworth, Sandwell and Soho wards as 'Areas of Restraint' to help protect against the intensification of these uses in those areas.

A copy of the document is below.

Document Status : Statutory Policy Document - Adopted February 1994

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Last Updated : 17th January 2014