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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An inspector allowed an appeal and granted permission for a new house on the site of former farm buildings in the Kent AONB countryside.
Plans have been refused for 377 homes on agricultural land to the north of Milton Keynes despite recognition from planners that the council cannot demonstrate a five year housing land supply.
Warrington Borough Council is the latest local authority to cite the government's proposed changes to its standard method of assessing housing need as justification for a delay to its plan-making process.
Sir Roger Scruton, the controversial chair of a new government commission looking to improve beauty in the built environment, is sceptical about contemporary architecture but a supporter of a strong planning system.
The contested issue of valued landscapes is an issue that has increasingly occupied planning inspectors and judges as well as councils and applicants in recent years, Stuart Watson finds.
A former Tory Cabinet minister's recommendation that new planning rules should be introduced to require diversity of housing on large-scale sites has prompted some concerns in the sector about a "parallel planning system".
Earlier this month, consultants, landowners, developers and planning authorities gathered in Reading for the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants annual rural affairs conference. Here are five key messages that emerged from the event.
Revised national planning policy introduces new requirements for authorities and applicants that aim to boost design quality in new schemes. But how is it playing out on the ground, Colin Marrs asks.
The government's approach to build-to-rent homes provides opportunities to help boost housing delivery, says Melanie Leech.
POLICY: Government response to the second report of session 2017-19 of the housing, communities and local government select committee inquiry into housing for older people
Key changes to the NPPF will reset the rules governing the five-year land supply test, say Felicity Tozer and Jon Gateley.