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1.1.D.260 Dual occupancy residential development


This definition applies to all payments.


A dual occupancy residential development is a planning authority approved residential housing scheme. It allows a detached dwelling to be constructed on land on the same title document ( where a home already exists. Under this type of residential development the title to the land is NOT altered.

Policy reference: SS Guide Assessing dual occupancy homes

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