BBC bosses will have the ability to make adjustments to the EastEnders set with out making plans permission if a brand new coverage is licensed.
Having to hunt approval sooner than making any alterations to the cleaning soap’s set in Elstree, Hertfordshire, is proscribing scriptwriters, a council assembly heard.
Hertsmere Borough Council sponsored plans to introduce a Native Building Order, which might permit adjustments to be made with out the council’s approval.
A public session at the coverage will run till the top of October.
It’ll then want the approval of the overall council sooner than getting into impact, the Native Democracy Reporting Carrier stated.
A council govt assembly heard scriptwriters must notify the council of any storyline that would possibly require a brand new set, which is able to impact filming schedules.
The file stated: “The Native Building Order will give you the BBC with an larger quantity of suppleness when filming EastEnders taking into account adjustments to be made to the set which replicate new storylines.”
If the order is licensed it’s going to handiest be appropriate to the “entrance lot” space of the web page, which is being constructed at the web page of the previous personnel automotive park.
Phrases would even be in position to forestall the scale of the web page expanding by way of greater than 20% and buildings may now not be greater than 3 metres upper than current constructions.
The order could be anticipated to stay for 30 years however the council or the BBC may revoke it at any issues with 28 days’ understand.