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Rural Enterprise Dwellings for Small-Scale Horticulture

This planning guidance has been prepared specifically to support and assist small-scale horticultural enterprises in the preparation of a planning application for a Rural Enterprise Dwelling (permanent or temporary).

Planning Guidance for Rural Enterprise Dwellings on Smaller Scale Horticultural Enterprises (PDF) [355KB]

It provides detailed guidance for the preparation of a Rural Enterprise Dwelling Appraisal that must be submitted with a planning application and has been developed to reflect the unique and specific circumstances of these enterprises.

The guidance supplements and should be read alongside Technical Advice Note 6: Technical advice note (TAN) 6: planning for sustainable rural communities | GOV.WALES

An example of a Time Record Sheet (for recording working hours) is available to download here Small farm working hours record 12 month (ZIP) [140KB]

Planning Case Study examples can be obtained on request from

In preparing this planning guidance, the Council acknowledges the contributions of the following organisations:

Applicants considering a Rural Enterprise Dwelling on other types of enterprise should refer to Rural enterprise dwellings: guidance | GOV.WALES