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Digbeth Local Development Order

The Big City Plan identifies Digbeth as a place for growing creative businesses, developing a vibrant urban community, and forming part of Birmingham’s ‘Digital District’. The LDO in Digbeth allows certain changes of use without planning permission. For example, office buildings could be changed to restaurants or general industrial buildings to retail. Please note there are exceptions for some listed buildings and buildings over a certain size.

To find out if your property is in the Digbeth LDO area, check the Digbeth LDO boundary

For more details, including which changes of use would not require planning permission, download the Digbeth Local Development Order document.