The Department for Communities and Local Government has updated the Planning Practice Guidance website with regard to the recovery of appeals.
- Lead Advisor, Cities Programme Design Council London
- Principal and Associate Planners David Lock Associates: Town Planning & Urban Design Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
- Senior Development Management Officer Mansfield District Council Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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- Planning Policy Team Leader Vivid Resourcing Essex
The communities secretary's decision to refuse a 100-home development in a West Sussex village because of policies contained in its recently-made neighbourhood plan has 'perturbed many' in the development industry.
The government should consider changes to the planning system to promote the use of pre-manufactured homes, including the use of 'permission in principle' to support such schemes, a report has recommended.
A proposal for up to 300 homes on greenfield land in County Durham has been allowed on appeal, after an inspector rejected the claim that the site should be protected as a valued landscape.
The government will "strengthen" national planning policy related to housing density, as part of a suite of planning changes designed to get more homes built, according to a source familiar with the proposals.1 comment
The Court of Appeal's judgment in a recent case from Kent raises crucial questions on local planning authorities' duty to give reasons for granting planning permission.
A Devon council has established a blueprint requiring developers to provide self-build housing. David Dewar reports.
New planning minister Gavin Barwell is working to meet the same manifesto commitments as his predecessor, he tells Richard Garlick. But, as a member of 'a new government', he is already signalling changes in the direction of policy.
A landmark Court of Appeal ruling that reinstated rules exempting small sites from affordable housing obligations is being ignored by a group of authorities who are choosing to stick to their guns on policies seeking contributions from all sites.
Policy: The Planning System in England and the Protection of Historic Parks and Gardens - Guidance for Local Planning Authorities.
A Court of Appeal ruling has major implications for green belt policy in areas with no five-year housing land supply, says Christopher Young.
Policy Summary: Local plan experts tell ministers to simplify calculations of housing need and supply
Policy: Local Plans Expert Group Report.1 comment