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'.
Communities secretary Sajid Javid has refused an application for a wind farm in Cornwall after agreeing with an inspector that the scheme's 'extensive and weighty' benefits would not outweigh harm to heritage assets and it would breach local planning policy.
Government plans to outlaw leaseholds on new-build houses could hold back delivery of new affordable housing, a representative body for the community-led housing sector has warned.
A claim that, despite measures announced by the government yesterday to crack down on traffic pollution, we 'will soon be building new roads and motorways again' features in today's newspaper round-up.
The delivery of new homes in London in 2015/16 was nine per cent below a 42,000 annual monitoring target contained within the London Plan, according to a Greater London Authority report.
Local authorities will have to bring forward plans to improve air quality within eight months and produce final plans by the end of 2018, according to the government's air quality plan which was published today.
- Planning Consultant Macdonald & Co London (central)
- Principal Planner (Development Management) Fareham Borough Council Fareham, Hampshire
- Director of Planning and Regulatory Services Maldon District Council Essex
- Principal Planning Officer (Policy) Bracknell Forest Borough Council Bracknell, Berkshire
- Senior Planner Durrants Ltd Diss, Norfolk