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In the Latest Issue: 1 Nov - 15 Nov
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- Cause for celebration? Pub ruling reinforces status of community asset listings.
- Planners helping the high street: Woking Borough Council's Jeni Jackson and others on how they have responded to the rise in online and out-of-town shopping.
- How We Did It: How an East London enforcement team deals with illegal occupation in the private sector.
- Sir Peter Hall: Beware the rise of meritocracy
- Diary: Boles calls for "monstering" charter
- Plus, Alex Morton, "The idea that we need more planning control to improve design quality is simply wrong".
A new survey conducted by Planning reveals huge variations across England in pre-application advice charges, with London boroughs usually charging the most. By David Dewar.
Key site constraints had to be overcome for an extra-care scheme in Harpenden to win approval on appeal, Colin Marrs reports.
Want to know whether your local authority has published Community Infrastructure Levy proposals? Our live table includes the latest details of councils' levy plans, including a breakdown of charges by development type.
Only four councils have opted to use a new upfront form of planning permission for sites listed on their brownfield land registers. Mark Wilding asks them about the lessons learned from their experiences.
- Senior Policy Development Officer Reigate & Banstead Borough Council Reigate, Surrey
- Policy Development Officer Reigate & Banstead Borough Council Reigate, Surrey
- Planner Medway Council Chatham, Kent
- Enforcement Officer Medway Council Chatham, Kent
- Principal Infrastructure Planner Dover District Council Dover, Kent