The last fortnight's five most popular stories on PlanningResource.co.uk
Nick Boles has told a Tory party conference fringe event to 'shoot me' if he is still planning minister after the next general election.
A council in Surrey is set to withdraw its key planning document after carrying out a study that indicated it would have to 'significantly' raise its proposed annual housebuilding target.
A council has complained of 'corporate bullying' after three housebuilders threatened a judicial review over a neighbourhood plan that recently passed examination.
A Staffordshire district council has said that it is willing to identify land for an additional 900 homes after an inspector warned that its local plan fails to make adequate provision for housing need.
Leeds City Council's attempts to protect the city's historic canal-side from housing development have suffered a major setback after a High Court judge declared two council planning policies 'unlawful'.
The communities secretary has approved a mixed-use scheme in east London, ruling that the council's expectation for affordable housing provision to be provided by the development was 'unrealistic'.
Planning, development and infrastructure consultancy Peter Brett Associates (PBA) has signed a 'letter of intent' to join forces with Canadian-based consultancy Stantec.
The government has invited councils and developers to bid for support and funding to deliver 'discrete new settlements' or 'transformational' redevelopments of existing settlements, under criteria set out in its garden communities prospectus published today.
Planning's essential briefing on the key changes in the final revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
How the NPPF revisions would change the system, Part 5: the presumption in favour of sustainable development
In the latest of a series of briefings on the final revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), we look at the updated presumption in favour of sustainable development and examine responses from the sector.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has called in two applications in the south-east of the capital with the combined potential to provide more than 1,000 homes.
- Major Projects Planner Bassetlaw District Council Worksop, Nottinghamshire
- Planning Development Manager Bassetlaw District Council Nottinghamshire
- Northern Arc Strategic Development Manager Mid Sussex District Council Haywards Heath, West Sussex
- Lead Advisor Macdonald & Co London (Central), London (Greater)
- Senior Planner/Senior Consultant - Economic Development Macdonald & Co London (Central), London (Greater)