The Department for Communities and Local Government has updated the Planning Practice Guidance website with regard to the recovery of appeals.
- Principal Planning Consultant (Policy) Capita Manchester/Salford (North West) or Breckland or North Tyneside or Barnet (North London)
- Principal Planning Officer (Local Planning) Chichester District Council Chichester, West Sussex
- P/T Senior Planning Officer (Minerals & Waste) Lewis Davey Shefford, Bedfordshire, Flex Working
- Planner | Nottingham | 1 - 3 years' experience Lewis Davey Nottingham
- Enforcement Officer - Hertfordshire Oyster Partnership Hertfordshire
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.
Ten of the biggest stories from the past week, including news that permission for 370 homes in the open countryside near Thornbury in Gloucestershire has been refused by an inspector.
Permission for 370 homes in the open countryside near Thornbury in Gloucestershire has been refused by an inspector who ruled that likely harm to nearby listed buildings put the development at odds with the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
The number of local plans being submitted for examination has slowed in the months following the introduction of a requirement for councils to adopt the government's standard methodology for assessing housing need, analysis by Planning has found.
Updated neighbourhood planning guidance that allows plan-making bodies to produce their own housing requirement figure may place burdens on community groups, practitioners fear.
Updated guidance on viability has further clarified the way land values are assessed, say practitioners, but will throw up both benefits and challenges for councils and developers.
Our exclusive data reveals the firms that have lodged the most major housing appeals over the past seven years, their success rates and much more. By Mark Wilding.
It began as a trickle rather than as a flood. Only 361 major housing appeal decisions were issued in the year after the National Planning Policy Framework was introduced.
Strategies and assessments are key tools for planning for health, but could be used by more local authorities, Michael Chang suggests.
The examination into the draft London Plan ends in May. Questions remain on the plan's approach to housing, says Jonathan Bainbridge.
Advice on assessments fills a gap in the guidance but fails to resolve key issues, say Cristina Howick and Richard Pestell.