Plans for up to 175 houses, including 44 affordable homes, in the countryside outside the settlement boundary of a large village in Yorkshire were rejected after an inspector found no need to deviate from an adopted local plan.
Energy firm Cuadrilla has this week made its first community payment under a new scheme to provide local benefits in areas subject to shale gas exploration.
Reports that drilling has started on the first UK shale well for six years feature in today's newspaper round-up.
- Team Leader Development Management Christchurch and East Dorset Councils Christchurch, Dorset
- Principal Planning Officer (2 posts) Development Management Christchurch and East Dorset Councils Christchurch, Dorset
- Major Planning Projects Officer (2 posts) Development Management Christchurch and East Dorset Councils Christchurch, Dorset
- Senior Planning Project Officer East Herts Council Hertfordshire
- Deputy Head of Planning Services Gosport Borough Council Gosport Hampshire
POLICY: The Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 (Commencement No 1) Regulations 2017.
A Planning investigation reveals that councils have collected tens of millions of pounds in Community Infrastructure Levy receipts, but only a small proportion has so far been spent on infrastructure. John Geoghegan reports.
When London mayor Sadiq Khan blasted a borough council for agreeing a substantial reduction in the number of affordable homes in a major development, he was met with defiance.
A Yorkshire council's local plan has won plaudits for its focus on raising build rates on home allocations. David Dewar reports.
Tis the silly season and what better way to celebrate the lazy, hazy days of summer than to think of something mad, like doing away with town planning?1 comment
The future of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), which requires developers to contribute to infrastructure needed to support development across the planning authorities in which they build, is in doubt.
The many luxury flats being developed in prominent locations in Hackney, east London, give a strong sense that demographic change is accelerating.
Prior approval is required for the exercise of some permitted development rights. Article 7 of the General Permitted Development (GPDO) Order 2015 provides that local planning authorities must issue an approval or determination within the period specified by schedule 2 of the order, within eight weeks where no period is specified, or as agreed by the applicant.
Amidst day to day pressures of handling planning applications, or responding to deadlines from clients, it is easy to forget that planning legislation and practice sit within a framework of universal human rights.
While the mice are away, the cats will play. The start of the summer holidays, when normal folk should be heading for the beaches, is becoming the favoured time for central government to issue often controversial decisions on major projects.
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