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Planning weekly highlights—17 December 2020

Planning weekly highlights—17 December 2020
Published on: 17 December 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—17 December 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Planning for nationally significant infrastructure
  • Supreme Court finds designation of Airports National Policy Statement lawful (Friends of the Earth v SoST)
  • PINS updates Advice Note 12 on transboundary impacts​
  • Planning applications
  • MHCLG updates criteria for designating LPAs for poor performance
  • Temporary relaxations of certain planning consultation requirements extended due to ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic or made permanent
  • Housing
  • Government updates standard method of calculating housing need to require uplift in largest urban areas
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Planning weekly highlights includes: the Supreme Court’s decision that the Airports National Policy Statement is lawful, an updated PINS advice note, updated criteria for designating LPAs for poor performance, several statutory instruments extending or making permanent relaxations of certain planning consultation requirements, an updated standard method of calculating housing need, publication of the Energy White Paper and the introduction of fire safety requirements in respect of permitted development rights for upwards extensions. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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