The actions planned to tackle housing under-delivery, and the causes cited, by 67 councils in under-performing areas. Click on the council's name to view the action plan in question.
Planning's cartoonist casts his eye over the month's news.
In this edition, we publish the results of our survey of councils' action plans for increasing the delivery of housing.
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Councils in areas that aren't delivering enough homes have produced action plans explaining how they will tackle the problem. We reveal which authorities plan to release more sites, which intend to boost planning department resources, and much more.
How government planning advice changed this summer, and what it means for you. By Colin Marrs.
On Tuesday 3 September, around 100 vehicles made their way through the Surrey countryside before stopping at Epsom Common and Horton Country Park, where the occupants set up camp.
Richard Morris of Sevenoaks Council is one of the few remaining heads of planning service who reports directly to their authority's chief executive. Why are they now so rare?
Some excellent, imaginative planning is being done in several Commonwealth countries.
The High Court has confirmed that local planning authorities do not have the power to extend the determination period for prior approval applications where the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO) specifies a deadline for determination.
The yacht lurches, the mooring lines groan, the halyards slap noisily against the mast, rain lashes the pontoon. I write this from the cabin of a yacht on the south coast, storm bound as the last knockings of Hurricane Lorenzo pass through.
Architecture and design are often misconstrued as being the most subjective areas in the shaping of the built environment. Finding consensus on what 'good looks like' has always been challenging.
Think tank Demos launched a report recently, funded by Nationwide Building Society, entitled People Powered Planning. There was some interesting core research which provided statistical evidence that older, male, homeowners are by far the most likely demographic to engage with the planning system.
In 1066, King Harald Hardrada won the Battle of Fulford before being beaten by King Harold at Stamford Bridge. In 2007, planning permission was granted for up to 700 houses on the alleged site and battle resumed, this time between the developers and the local parish council.