The following Planning practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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Pursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying out of any development of land’.
‘Development’ is defined in TCPA 1990, s 55(1) as:
the carrying out of building, engineering, mining or other operations in, on, over or under land, or
the making of any material change in the use of any buildings or other land
Planning permission is therefore required for operational development and material changes of use. See Practice Notes: Operational development and Material change of use.
Anyone can make a planning application for the development of land; the applicant does not need to own the land to which the application relates. However, the applicant must inform freehold and leasehold owners of the land to which the application relates before submitting the planning application, see Publicity of planning application required to be carried out by applicant before submission of application below.
A decision will have to be made early on in the
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