The Department for Communities and Local Government has updated the Planning Practice Guidance website with regard to the recovery of appeals.
- Senior Development Management Officer Carrington West Buckinghamshire
- Head of Environmental Planning, Leeds JSM Associates Leeds
- Planning Officer Osborne Richardson South East London
- Assistant Planner / Planner - London Osborne Richardson London
- Planning Manager, Harrow Estates Harrow Estates Preston Brook, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3BD
The communities secretary has approved outline plans for 97 homes on a site at Hassocks in West Sussex, despite concluding that the decision could 'lead to an erosion of local confidence in neighbourhood planning'.
The government still intends to implement a permitted development right to allow demolition of offices for new homes, the planning minister has said.
Ten of the biggest stories from the past week, including news that two London boroughs' decisions to refuse major residential schemes over concerns that the developments would be too tall have been overturned by London mayor Sadiq Khan.
The government is unlikely to start stepping in to enforce its 'early 2017' deadline for local plan production until a revised version of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is in place, planning minister Gavin Barwell has said.
A fundamental flaw in the planning system is its almost complete inability to see into the future.
The minister on why he won't immediately be intervening to write local plans, still intends to introduce a permitted development right for offices to be demolished to make way for homes and the delayed decision on the Bradford core strategy.
Over-65s are set to be England's fastest-growing age group. But how well are councils planning for this change, Mark Wilding asks.
Peers have amended the Neighbourhood Planning Bill to remove permitted development rights from pubs following concerns over the effectiveness of a recent move to strengthen planning protections for public houses nominated as community assets.
Government proposals to strengthen build to rent should provide certainty for councils and developers, says Kathryn Hampton.
With air pollution receiving greater attention, planners need to give increasing consideration to the issue, says Justine Thornton QC.
Policy: Proposals to Amend Neighbourhood Planning and Design Policies in the Housing White Paper.