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Planning weekly highlights—16 November 2017

Published on: 16 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—16 November 2017
  • In this issue:
  • National and local planning policy
  • Court interprets ‘isolated homes in the countryside’ in NPPF 55 (Braintree v SCLG)
  • Planning for nationally significant infrastructure
  • New categories of water resources NSIPs from 1 January 2008
  • Consultation on new Water Resources NPS
  • Plans for first solar park to obtain development consent
  • Transport Committee launches rail infrastructure inquiry
  • Planning issues in energy projects
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s Planning highlights includes updates on: new categories of water resources NSIPs and a consultation on new water resources NPS; plans for the first solar park to obtain development consent; plans for communities to share in shale gas profits; regulations implementing the EIA Directive amendments for transport projects; and cases dealing with rural development in the countryside, assessing hypothetical costs in CPO compensation and the duty to re-consult on changes to planning application. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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