The Department for Communities and Local Government has updated the Planning Practice Guidance website with regard to the recovery of appeals.
- Planner – Significant Projects and Infrastructure Canal & River Trust Birmingham, West Midlands
- 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
- Senior Planning Officer Central Bedfordshire Council Bedfordshire
- Town Planner Macdonald & Co London (Central), London (Greater)
Ten of the biggest stories from the past week, including news that a senior Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government civil servant has said that the government hopes to consult on the new revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) by the end of March.
A new national strategy for the environment could bring benefits as long as careful attention is given to detailed arrangements for putting it into practice, conservation experts are warning.
Easter falls early this year, which will be some small consolation to those in the sector eagerly awaiting the updated National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
The government has confirmed that the long-awaited revised draft of the National Planning Policy framework (NPPF) will be 'clarified' to include 'detailed reference' to a planning principle intended to protect night-time music venues.
The West of England's draft spatial plan points the way ahead for local authorities considering joint plans.
2018 looks set to see further changes to the planning system after a busy autumn of announcements, says David Dewar.
Lawyers highlight the legal decisions from the past 12 months that carry the biggest implications for planning.
The government's new industrial strategy emphasises the importance of housing delivery in boosting economic growth and backs strategic planning by groups of councils.
A principle aiming to protect night-time venues is set to receive greater emphasis in planning, says Michael Dempsey.
Policy Summary: A reminder to planners to stay up-to-date with security risks when preparing policies
Policy: Chief planner's letter about security and planning.
This landmark judgement should not be viewed by councils as a way to resist housing applications, says Simon Coop.