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Planning permission was granted by the Mayor of London after initially being denied by the Planning Authority. If our client wants to appeal this decision can it be appealed through the usual channels or must it be by Judicial Review? Also what is time limit for the appeal and cost sanctions for the losing party?

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Published on LexisPSL on 26/04/2017

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  • Planning permission was granted by the Mayor of London after initially being denied by the Planning Authority. If our client wants to appeal this decision can it be appealed through the usual channels or must it be by Judicial Review? Also what is time limit for the appeal and cost sanctions for the losing party?

This Q&A is answered on the basis that planning permission was granted by the Mayor of London (MoL) after being denied by the local planning authority (LPA). Under article 7 of the Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008, SI 2008/580 (SI 2008/580, art 7) and section 2A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), the Mayor directed that he act as LPA in respect of the application and subsequently granted planning permission (see Practice Note: The Mayor’s planning role in London and the London Planning Framework).

Where this is the case, an appeal against the decision of the MoL can be lodged by the applicant of the pl

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