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What is an Ag Tie?

What is an Ag Tie?

An Ag Tie, Agricultural Occupancy Condition (AOC) or Ag Tag is a planning condition applied when planning permission is granted for a new dwelling in the open countryside. Whilst the most common planning conditions restrict what you can do on a site or require you to...

Regularise or remove

Regularise or remove

When people talk about removing an Ag Tie they often get confused between regularisation and removal. They are actually two very different methods of dealing with an Ag Tie with a couple of fundamental differences. REGULARISATION Under section 191 of the Town and...

How do you find out if a property has an Ag Tie?

How do you find out if a property has an Ag Tie?

Agricultural Ties or Agricultural Occupancy Conditions are planning conditions placed on properties which are given consent to be built in the open countryside where planning permission would not normally be granted. The wording of these conditions commonly states:...