Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has announced new measures that will make it easier to turn underused office buildings into new homes.
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A developer has been ordered to bulldoze an entire 11-home development after a council investigation found that two extra dwellings were being built without consent along with other unauthorised works.
Gatwick Airport has today mooted plans to seek a development consent order (DCO) to bring its standby runway into use to accommodate long-term growth.
Plans for a 335-home build-to-rent scheme in Sheffield have been approved, despite the developer offering an affordable housing contribution equating to a level of just 0.18 per cent and no on-site low-cost units.
The shadow executive committee of a new Dorset super-council has decided that its five constituent districts should continue work on their individual local plans until the merged unitary authority comes into being next year.
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A proposed new permitted development right allowing upward extensions could prompt design concerns and is unlikely to be welcomed by local authorities, say commentators.
It may not be new but it's encouraging to see developer British Land, in its recent publication A Design for Life, throwing its weight behind the case for placemaking and design quality to improve health and wellbeing. Its assessment of the financial benefits to the state makes a compelling case.
Plans to scrap limits on council borrowing will give local authorities a boost in meeting housing delivery targets, according to planning officers.
POLICY: Government response to the second report of session 2017-19 of the housing, communities and local government select committee inquiry into housing for older people
Requiring applicant consent for prior conditions may not deliver the desired results, say Trevor Goode and Sarah Batterton.
POLICY: Review of the Scottish Planning System: Technical Paper - Updates to Inform Stage Two.