The number of planning applications to build environmentally friendly waste management sites has dropped by 20 per cent in the past year, according to new research.
A planning inspector has recommended that a draft Yorkshire local plan has its housing target cut to take account of new government household projections.
Housing White Paper proposals to introduce a fee of up to £2,000 for making an appeal are unlikely to deter applicants from making legitimate appeals and could provide additional income for the Planning Inspectorate to employ inspectors, observers say.
A system put forward by a government-commissioned review to replace the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) would see all development face a low-level charge, with no - or very few - exemptions, the removal of the need for an examination process, and a mandatory requirement placed on town halls to adopt the new mechanism.1 comment
Plans have been approved to convert the Grade II* listed Old War Office building in Westminster to create a 125-bed hotel and 88 apartments, alongside a spa, bar and restaurant facilities.
The Court of Appeal has quashed the grant of planning permission for a 3,000-seat football stadium in the green belt south of Cambridge, ruling that the local council had failed to give reasons for its decision.
Reports that the singer Ed Sheeran has won a planning battle to build a 'giant garage' feature in today's newspaper round-up.
Councils should 'recognise the importance of parks and green spaces' in their local plans, according to a new report on the future of public parks by the communities and local government select committee.
Detailed proposals for station locations along the proposed route of an extension of the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant & Castle have been published by mayoral agency Transport for London (TfL).
Reports that the Treasury has said that the business case for the controversial Garden Bridge over the Thames has weakened feature in today's newspaper round-up.