Legal Viewpoint: High Court confirms local plans should be read sensibly and ‘not construed like a commercial contract’

The High Court has overturned a planning inspector's decision due to the inspector's misinterpretation of two policies in the local plan. It reaffirms the principles established in case law, that planning policies should be read as a whole and consideration given to their true effect.

by Megan Forbes
Megan Forbes
Megan Forbes

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