A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
- Planning Officers x4 Westminster City Council City of Westminster, London (Greater)
- Senior Planners RPS Abingdon, Bristol & Leeds
- Senior/Planning Enforcement Officer Hertsmere Borough Council Hertsmere
- Temporary Senior Planning Policy Officer Mansfield District Council Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
- Senior Planner - Buckinghamshire - 18 Month Contract Oyster Partnership Buckinghamshire
Joining up investment in major infrastructure projects with housing delivery is a 'big challenge', a senior Treasury official told today's National Planning Summit.
Guidance published today confirms the details of provisions which from next month will allow housing associated with major infrastructure projects to be considered as part of the fast-track nationally significant infrastructure project (NSIP) regime, including a 500-home limit on the number of units that could be granted consent under the mechanism.
The government has laid regulations before Parliament that will next month bring into force provisions that will allow schemes of up to 500 homes associated with major infrastructure projects to be considered as part of the fast-track nationally significant infrastructure project regime.
An attempt by campaigners and local authorities to bring a High Court challenge against a third runway at Heathrow has been struck out by a judge, who ruled he had 'no jurisdiction' to hear the claim.
In the second of Planning's previews of next month's English city-region mayoral elections, Bryan Johnston looks at how the main contenders are proposing to upgrade critical infrastructure in their areas.
Infrastructure experts doubt that a big rise in examination fees will deter applicants from using the Planning Act 2008 route to secure infrastructure consent, although some suggest it could influence the shape of future proposals to minimise costs.
Rules intended to ensure that Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charges respond to market conditions mean that rates have risen by nearly a third in some of the first areas to adopt the levy, an analysis by Planning has found.
The government-backed innovation centre for cities is working on a prototype device that it claims would generate digital heat maps showing planners how sites' infrastructure capacity will change as plans are built out.
Policy: High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Act 2017: Government Response to the Consultation on the Draft Class Approval for Matters Ancillary to Development under Schedule 17.
Policy: Guidance on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and Housing.
Changes to environmental impact assessment rules could produce new burdens for councils and developers, James Alflatt predicts.