The High Court has ruled that Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) exemption cannot be claimed for self-build housing authorised by a retrospective planning permission under section 73A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
The High Court has upheld revocation of a certificate of lawfulness for a proposed Ocado distribution centre in north London after finding that material information submitted with the application was incorrect or incomplete.
The population centres of south Hampshire are among the most densely populated outside Greater London. The water environment within the Solent region is also one of the most important for wildlife in the UK. Waste water effluent has been identified as a contributory reason for a number of special areas of conservation and special protection areas being in “unfavourable condition”.
A recent High Court decision on a development in north London provides a stark reminder to applicants and their advisers of the importance of ensuring the accuracy of their application plans – not just in depicting the development itself but also any contextual surroundings shown on those plans.
A recent judicial review judgment from the Planning Court is a helpful reminder of the balancing exercise that decision-makers, in applying national policy, must undertake in determining planning applications for development of green belt land.
A recent High Court decision on a case from Hertfordshire is a reminder to both developers and local planning authorities that following the precise letter of the law is paramount when it comes to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
The Court of Appeal recently handed down an important judgment considering the application of policies in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) to “isolated homes” in the countryside and on the weighting attributable to heritage assets.
Last month, the High Court quashed a development consent order (DCO) for the gargantuan 158-turbine Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The ruling means that the case requires redetermination and could affect another nationally significant infrastructure project (NSIP) decision due imminently.