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Planning Casebook Appeal Summaries

Local plan policy objection to hotel proposal out of date

An hotel from the demolition and redevelopment of underused employment space in former mill buildings on a business park in a Derbyshire tourist town was allowed after being judged to accord with recent policy changes.

Fair share of housing growth argument fails to prevent further village expansion

An outline scheme for up to 60 homes has been allowed on greenfield land outside a village settlement boundary in Essex.

New designer outlet centre secures government approval

The secretary of state has granted planning permission for a designer outlet centre in Yorkshire after calling in the application for his own determination.

Legal Viewpoint

Legal Viewpoint: Blocked court access shows need for clarity on deadlines

The High Court recently considered whether it has jurisdiction to hear applications under section 288 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 made outside the period allowed for bringing the challenge.

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