The Department for Communities and Local Government has updated the Planning Practice Guidance website with regard to the recovery of appeals.
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Planning's annual Planning for Housing conference took place in central London this week. Here are nine things you need to know about the event.
A Surrey council's review of its five-year-old core strategy which concluded that an update of the document was not needed - despite its housing requirement falling short of the government's standard method - should be given "no weight" in the planning process, a QC told the Planning for Housing conference yesterday.
A lack of joined-up planning in the Oxford-Cambridge growth arc could hinder the government's aim of delivering one million homes in the area, according to a report by consultancy Savills.
The 'strict' national policy test on deliverability is making it hard for councils to allocate brownfield sites in local plans forcing them to propose developing green belt land instead, according to a newly-elected Surrey residents' association councillor.
I was recently asked by the Women in Planning Network to write about my career and the people who have helped me along the way. This led me to reflect on the differences between spatial planning when I first started out in the 1990s and today.
New government figures show that record numbers of local authorities are turning to green belt release in their local plans.
Why inspectors backed one council's policy requiring affordable housing contributions from small sites, but blocked another's
Conflicting decisions from inspectors over two constrained councils' attempts in their local plans to seek affordable housing contributions from developers of small sites has prompted some confusion about how far national policy allows authorities to adopt such policies.
New guidance on design and a national design guide should put councils in a better position to resist poor-quality proposals, say observers, but they warn it may place new burdens on already-stretched planning teams.
How planning guidance on design has changed and what it, and the new National Design Guide, means for you. By Mark Wilding.
Planners will need to become familiarised with key design principles when assessing proposals, say David Birkbeck and Dr Stefan Kruczkowski.
Plans and documents must now include visual tools to spell out the required level of design quality, say Katja Stille and Sarah Jenkinson.