Visitor Accommodation Draft Supplementary Planning Document
Information required in support of planning applications for the change of use of hotels and guest houses with six or less visitor bed spaces:
1. Location – evidence that the character of the area has changed to such an extent in recent years that it is no longer suitable for a tourism use.
2. Evidence that the property has been marketed for sale for at least 1 year at a market price which reflects the existing use as a hotel or guest house, and the condition of the building. Evidence of marketing of the property should be submitted. This should include details of agents used, copies of brochures and advertisements with dates, records of response, interest shown and offers received with reasons for being rejected, if appropriate.
3. Profit and loss account.