An inspector found good reason to depart from national affordable housing policy and refused permission for the conversion of a care home into six flats in a Sussex city.
Huntingdonshire District Council in Cambridgeshire has formally adopted its new local plan.
News that an author has described one the mayor of London's new planning policy banning takeaways near schools as "racist" features in today's newspaper round-up.
- Principal Planning Consultant (Policy) Capita Manchester/Salford (North West) or Breckland or North Tyneside or Barnet (North London)
- Planning Specialists - Development Management Lewis Davey Taunton, Somerset West
- Planning Officer Plymouth City Council Plymouth, Devon
- Principal Major Developments Officer Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
- Senior Planning Enforcement Officer London Borough of Lambeth Lambeth, London (Greater)
The government has backed proposals to revive joined-up growth arrangements for the Thames Estuary. But what does it mean for planning in the subregion, Adam Branson asks.
Policy Summary: Government updates guidance on Planning Inspectorate fees for major infrastructure applications
POLICY: Planning Act 2008: Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 2010.
Adopting a more proactive role in protecting heritage led Sefton Council to create a new post to take on the task, Mark Wilding reports.
A growing number of UK councils have declared a climate change emergency over the past six months, which is likely to prompt changes to their planning policies, Adam Branson discovers.
The election results are a reminder of how hard it is to plan with residents' consent, by Richard Garlick
Local authorities are getting the government's message that they must plan for the development that their areas need.
We have little more than a decade to save the world. I'll get onto that after I've written this report for a decision on a change of use from A1 to A5.
Over the last 20 years, two fundamental facts have emerged about cities.
The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court's decision in the curious case of three temporary marquees on Merseyside, a backdated decision notice and a judicial review of a planning permission granted nearly six years before the claim was issued.
Britain open for business? Who do they think they're kidding? The mere fact that successive governments feel impelled to trot out the mantra betrays the truth.
Backbench MPs last year concluded that there was a shortfall in the supply of specialist homes for older people.