Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has announced new measures that will make it easier to turn underused office buildings into new homes.
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A council in south Wales has been ordered by an inspector to pay an applicant's costs after it insisted on the payment of a transport tariff contribution, despite its soon-to-be-adopted Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charging schedule carrying no charge for residential development in the area of the appeal scheme.
Reports that a church celebrated as the birthplace of feminism has been added to built environment conservation adviser Historic England's latest register of heritage sites at risk feature in today's newspaper round-up.
Plans to remove 4,900 hectares of land from Greater Manchester's green belt to provide tens of thousands of new homes are contained in a draft statutory spatial framework for the city-region, published overnight.1 comment
The communities secretary's decision to refuse a 100-home development in a West Sussex village because of policies contained in its recently-made neighbourhood plan has 'perturbed many' in the development industry.
The number of applications from developers to frack for shale gas can be counted on the fingers of one hand. But can planning authorities expect many more in the years ahead, asks John Geoghegan.
We highlight what you could gain from attending next month's IED conference in London.
Last week, the government announced the National Infrastructure Commission would no longer have its independent status enshrined in law. Does the body still have teeth, Lee Baker asks.
Earlier this month, shadow environment secretary Rachael Maskell gave a keynote speech to the annual British Institute of Agricultural Consultants rural planning conference. Here is what we learned.
A proposal to amend compensation principles in the new Neighbourhood Planning Bill could disadvantage landowners, says Richard Guyatt.
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The Neighbourhood Planning Bill proposes giving the secretary of state powers to veto planning conditions, Laura Nation reports.