A Warwickshire council has resolved to continue to recommend a £75 per square metre Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge for residential development at a prospective garden village, despite a consultants' report recommending that the site should be zero-rated for CIL.
We highlight what you could gain from attending next week's Post-Brexit Planning And Economic Development Conference in London.
Autumn Statement announcements make clear that, instead of repairing existing road, ministers are focused on using roads funding to pump prime other types of development.
The six-month holding direction on Birmingham's local plan has delayed planning and development proposals in the city region, but other authorities should not be deterred from reviewing their green belt boundaries, experts say.1 comment
Plans have moved forward for the creation of development vehicle to deliver three possible 'garden communities' in north Essex.
Ever since former London mayor Boris Johnson set up Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) last year, the body has been touting its scheme as the UK's largest regeneration project.
How will globalisation affect local planners in the Trump and Brexit era? On the one hand, there have been suggestions that we will see lower economic growth and reduced demand for housing if government seeks to restrict immigration numbers.
Contrary to some expectations, there was no housing white paper published as part of the Autumn Statement.
As the Chancellor hunts for ways to inject growth into the economy, it seems likely he will be considering a variety of housing initiatives such as Build to Rent, Custom Build and shovel-ready projects.
Twenty years ago, when we published the first edition of the Planning Consultancy Survey, the firm that topped the leading employers' table was Grimley, with a staff of 40 chartered town planners.
Earlier this year, the government surprised many in the sector by announcing that a temporary appeal mechanism to allow developers to challenge affordable housing obligations was to be killed off.1 comment
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On 6 September 2012 the government announced a fresh wave of planning reforms aimed at stimulating the housing market and driving economic growth. This page collates all the key events as details on the reforms.