A neighbourhood planning group in south-west London which was selected in 2011 as one of the first neighbourhood planning frontrunners has applied to refresh its neighbourhood planning powers, which are due to expire next month.
A Surrey council has announced plans to revise its local plan to earmark a market town for 450 more homes than are contained in its recently-adopted neighbourhood planning blueprint.2 comments
Herefordshire's status as a neighbourhood planning hotspot has been further underlined by residents' approval of a neighbourhood plan for the rural parish of Eaton Bishop.
- Policy Officer (Planning) Westminster City Council City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, SW1E 6QP
- Principal Planning Policy Officer Westminster City Council City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, SW1E 6QP
- CIL / S106 Infrastructure Planning Officers Lewis Davey London (Greater)
- Planning Consultant Macdonald & Co London (central)
- Principal Planning Officer Ackerman Pierce London (Greater)
A Yorkshire council's local plan has won plaudits for its focus on raising build rates on home allocations. David Dewar reports.
The High Court's decision to throw out a Hertfordshire authority's legal bid to overturn an inspector's verdict that it did not meet the duty to cooperate in drawing up its draft plan underlines the seriousness with which local planning authorities need to treat the legal test, experts have said.
Plans for the post-games Olympic Park have altered considerably since the first legacy blueprint was published, says Mark Wilding - and they are likely to change again.
Warrington Borough Council's local plan review consultation is the latest to propose large-scale releases from the green belt in order to meet development needs.
It's getting like the hunt for the Holy Grail. July expired with no sign of the eagerly awaited consultation on a standardised approach to assessing housing requirements, despite a firm commitment from communities secretary Sajid Javid at the Local Government Association's annual conference that it would out by the end of the month. It's now promised when Parliament resumes in the autumn.
It is going to be a very busy summer for local authorities as the government moves forward with implementing the Housing White Paper.
Only time will tell if the publication this month of Office for National Statistics 2016 mid-year UK population estimates (MYEs) will be a turning point in recent trends in population growth.
If the man travelling to St Ives in the nursery rhyme is planning to buy a new second home there with any or all of his seven wives, he has another thing coming.