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Permission quashed on basis of recklessly false planning application ownership certificate (Bishop v WCC)

Permission quashed on basis of recklessly false planning application ownership certificate (Bishop v WCC)
Published on: 20 December 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Permission quashed on basis of recklessly false planning application ownership certificate (Bishop v WCC)
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  • What is the significance of the decision for authorities and developers?
  • What is the legal background to the case?
  • What is the factual background to the case?
  • Why did the court quash the second permission?
  • Failure by applicant to notify claimant
  • Failure by WCC to notify claimant
  • Failure to comply with the pre-action protocol

Article summary

Planning analysis: In Bishop v WCC, the High Court quashed the grant of planning permission by Westminster City Council (WCC) on the basis that the applicant had made a series of false and misleading statements in the planning application, including in the ownership certificate, so that a person with an interest in the development was not notified of the application for planning permission. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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