The Department for Communities and Local Government has updated the Planning Practice Guidance website with regard to the recovery of appeals.
- Senior Planning Consultant DPA Architects Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
- Principal Regeneration Officer Bridgend County Borough Council Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr)
- Principal Planning Officer South Kesteven District Council Grantham, Lincolnshire
- Planner Barratt Developments Northamptonshire
- Senior Transport Planner (Planning Policy) Royal Borough of Kingston Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
Planning inspectors have backed proposals in Oxford City Council's draft local plan to provide almost 11,000 new homes up to 2036 and to release eight green belt sites for housing.
Higher London Plan housing targets are set to result in almost half of the capital's boroughs lacking the required five-year land supply, according to exclusive new research, though earlier even higher draft targets would have seen two-thirds of London councils fall short.
A clause in the current withdrawal agreement bill would allow all UK courts to diverge from European case law, which legal experts say could have major implications for planning and prompt legal uncertainty.
A parish council in Hertfordshire has expressed confidence in proposals in its emerging neighbourhood plan to remove six sites from the green belt for development, after a planning inspector questioned whether it has the right to do so.
The High Court challenge on the Guildford Local Plan, heard by Sir Duncan Ouseley QC at the end of 2019, crystallises justifications for plan-led green belt release where there is political will to meet housing needs.
The impact of community infrastructure levy (CIL) rates should be considered alongside local plan policies when assessing viability across a council area, according to new draft guidance for surveyors.
Greta Thunberg and Sir Roger Scruton shared the 2019 Planning headlines with more familiar faces.
By the time you read this, we will have a new government. We need stability to get on with the job of making good places, and a wholesale review of the system is the last thing that is required. But there are things that government can do to deliver better outcomes.
What the latest changes to government guidance are, and how they affect practitioners. By Isabella Kaminski.
The need for more homes and last-mile logistics space in central locations is prompting applications for the co-location of the two use classes. By Sophie Innes.
How planning guidance on design has changed and what it, and the new National Design Guide, means for you. By Mark Wilding.