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York consults on cutting housing target in proposed local plan changes

York consults on cutting housing target in proposed local plan changes

A North Yorkshire council is consulting on a raft of proposed amendments to its submitted local plan, including a cut in its annual housing target by nine per cent from 867 homes per year to 790.

RTPI calls for single planning body and strategic vision for the North

RTPI calls for single planning body and strategic vision for the North

A single planning body should be established to develop an "overarching spatial vision" for the whole of the North of England, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has said.

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Local Plan Watch: Lake District plan proposes more housing

Local Plan Watch: Lake District plan proposes more housing

The Lake District National Park Authority is closer to an updated local plan after publishing the results of a consultation held last year.

How we did it: Neighbourhood planning in the inner city

How we did it: Neighbourhood planning in the inner city

A neighbourhood plan in a Leeds suburb is aiming to encourage development and revive the local centre, Mark Wilding reports.

CIL Watch: Yorkshire leads northern regions on CIL

CIL Watch: Yorkshire leads northern regions on CIL

Consultation on Harrogate Borough Council's draft charging schedule, which closes next week, takes the borough one step closer to being the 11th local authority in Yorkshire and the Humber to have a community infrastructure levy (CIL) in place.

How we did it: Using a viability review tool to secure affordable homes

How we did it: Using a viability review tool to secure affordable homes

A viability review mechanism was used to agree an affordable homes delivery process for a major scheme in York.


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