A "floating modular homes development" could form part of revived proposals for a tidal energy lagoon in Swansea Bay, a report assessing options for the future of the project has said.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has claimed plans for an incinerator in Bexley are in conflict with national planning policy and has called on the government to refuse permission for the project.
Policy changes intended to lead to more sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS) being put in place have been delayed due to resources being re-prioritised to aid Brexit preparations, the government has revealed.
Planning permission for a wood-fired incinerator in Barry may have been granted unlawfully due to a potential breach of European environmental regulations, the Welsh Government has announced.
Plans have been submitted to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) to replace an underground aviation fuel pipeline that runs between Southampton and Hounslow in west London.
A judge has overturned a planning inspector's approval of a 30-home scheme in Hampshire after ruling that 'an error of law' made by the inspector in relation to EU habitats regulations had potentially distorted the planning balance in favour of the development.
We have little more than a decade to save the world. I'll get onto that after I've written this report for a decision on a change of use from A1 to A5.
We have a responsibility to consider our carbon use while building, says Chris Brown.
As we continue our way back to place-based plan-making and away from 'planning by numbers', it is heartening to see the government appearing to recognise the role that natural capital - the global stock of natural resources - plays in sustainable growth.
Earlier this month, the High Court handed down judgment on a challenge to the secretary of state's decision to publish the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on the basis that it should have undergone strategic environmental assessment (SEA).
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A growing number of UK councils have declared a climate change emergency over the past six months, which is likely to prompt changes to their planning policies, Adam Branson discovers.
POLICY: Environmental principles and governance after Brexit: consultation.
A port expansion in Essex has secured approval after green belt, heritage and ecological concerns were resolved, says Colin Marrs.
The government has confirmed it will push ahead with plans for a new biodiversity net gain policy. But observers warn that the move could place extra burdens on both councils and developers.