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Planning weekly highlights—10 December 2020

Planning weekly highlights—10 December 2020
Published on: 10 December 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—10 December 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Permitted development
  • Consultation launched on new permitted development rights in England, for changes of use from new E use to C3 use and expansion of public service infrastructure
  • Listed buildings
  • Residential permission quashed for failure to comply with s 66(1) duty (Wyeth-Price v Guildford BC)
  • Housing
  • Public Accounts Committee publishes Starter Homes report in relation to MHCLG
  • Calls on government to expand housing options for older people
  • Government publishes response to consultation on new approach to building
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Planning weekly highlights includes: a consultation on new permitted development rights in England including permitting the change of use from commercial, business and service to residential uses, case analysis on the duty to give ‘considerable importance and weight’ to harm to listed buildings in decision-making, a report by the Public Accounts Committee on Starter Homes, case analyses on injunctions against persons unknown and enforcement prosecutions, launch of a Parliamentary inquiry into the delivery of major transport infrastructure, and regulations to extend the temporary relaxations of certain planning consultation requirements due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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