The last fortnight's five most popular stories on PlanningResource.co.uk
Nick Boles has told a Tory party conference fringe event to 'shoot me' if he is still planning minister after the next general election.7 comments
A council in Surrey is set to withdraw its key planning document after carrying out a study that indicated it would have to 'significantly' raise its proposed annual housebuilding target.
A council has complained of 'corporate bullying' after three housebuilders threatened a judicial review over a neighbourhood plan that recently passed examination.
The communities secretary has approved a mixed-use scheme in east London, ruling that the council's expectation for affordable housing provision to be provided by the development was 'unrealistic'.
A planning inspector has allowed an appeal against a council's refusal of plans for the 438-home mixed-use redevelopment of a Surrey train station, after dismissing the council's claim that the development would appear as a 'monolithic' feature, harming the setting of listed buildings.
One of the last London boroughs to introduce the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) has taken its first step towards introducing the development tax.
Government housing agency Homes England has said that it will consider using compulsory purchase powers to progress work on a possible 3,000-home development on a former airfield in Oxfordshire.
Reports that the chief executive of housebuilder Cala Homes has hit out at the government's review into land banking feature in today's newspaper round-up.1 comment
The Court of Appeal has rejected a developer's legal challenge against a planning inspector's conclusion that a Leicestershire council was able to demonstrate a five year housing land supply, ruling that the inspector was 'well within the bounds of reasonable planning judgment'.
- Planner – Significant Projects and Infrastructure Canal & River Trust Birmingham, West Midlands
- Town Planning Director Blayze Group London
- Senior Policy Planner Dartford Borough Council Dartford, Kent
- Head of Planning Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council Hinckley, Leicestershire
- King’s Lynn Heritage Action Zone Programme Manager Borough Council of Kings Lynn & West Norfolk King's Lynn, Norfolk