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Inspector calls for 11 allocations for 1,000 homes to be cut from Yorkshire plan

Inspector calls for 11 allocations for 1,000 homes to be cut from Yorkshire plan

A planning inspector has written to Harrogate Borough Council asking it to delete 11 housing sites totalling more than 1,000 homes from its local plan because of their potential impact on protected landscapes and heritage assets.

How NPPF revisions are making it easier for developers to build in protected habitats

How NPPF revisions are making it easier for developers to build in protected habitats

A change to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in relation to the weight decision-makers should give development in or near protected habitats where there is an inadequate housing land supply should make it easier for such schemes to gain consent, say observers.

Liverpool to appeal High Court ruling over green wedge housing scheme

Liverpool to appeal High Court ruling over green wedge housing scheme

Liverpool City Council is to appeal a High Court decision that struck down planning permission for a 51-home scheme on a green space in the city, claiming that the ruling has "far-reaching consequences for local authorities in how they deal with land classed as green wedge".

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Why a court ruling will force ministers to explain decisions

Why a court ruling will force ministers to explain decisions

A Court of Appeal ruling over the controversial Paddington Cube scheme in central London should boost transparency around government call-in decisions, say observers.

What appeal court ruling on heritage means for planners

What appeal court ruling on heritage means for planners

A judgment allowing new homes near a grade I listed country house in Derbyshire confirms that planners and inspectors should take a broader view when assessing heritage impacts and not just consider the visual effects, say commentators.

How we did it: Creating a new school in listed buildings

How we did it: Creating a new school in listed buildings

Preserving listed buildings' heritage was key to approval for a modern school and homes, says Mark Wilding.

CIL Watch: Surrey authority proposes lower CIL rate for schemes in 'buffer zone'

CIL Watch: Surrey authority proposes lower CIL rate for schemes in 'buffer zone'

Residential developments near to a Special Protection Area (SPA) would be required to pay a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge of more than £400 per square metre on top of an existing tariff intended to mitigate the effects of development on the designated landscape under proposals unveiled this week by a Surrey council.