Legal Viewpoint: Keeping track of conditions on updated permissions

The relationship between planning conditions and applications to vary earlier permissions via section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 has long been debated in the courts. A Supreme Court decision last month on a case from south London held that the omission of an extant planning condition from a section 73 consent does not automatically mean that it no longer binds the development.

by Hannah Quarterman

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