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Proposals for three new garden communities in Essex have been found 'unsound' by a planning inspector who concluded that key aspects of the delivery plan for the schemes required 'significant' further work.
Plans have been submitted for 3,000 homes on a site at the centre of a legal challenge against a North Yorkshire council's emerging local plan.
Two Dorset councils have proposed an increased housing provision in a revision of their joint local plan in response to the government's new standard housing need methodology.
More than half of all English councils now have an adopted post-National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) local plan, according to new research.
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A recent landmark European court ruling on protected wildlife zones could slow local plan-making and further restrict housing supply around these areas, say practitioners.
The government faces significant obstacles in taking over local plan production at the three councils that face intervention, experts warn.
Proposals to make planning authorities resolve most viability assessment issues in their local plans will increase plan-makers' workload, say experts. And landowners and developers will also need to play more attention to local plans' viability assumptions.
Concerns that the government's standard method for calculating councils' objectively assessed housing need would be watered down have proved unfounded.