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Planning weekly highlights—20 February 2020

Planning weekly highlights—20 February 2020
Published on: 20 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—20 February 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Planning policy
  • Court of Appeal upholds refusal of housing development on open space (Renew Land Developments v Welsh Ministers)
  • Welsh government opens consultation on air quality and soundscape
  • Neighbourhood planning
  • Similar principles apply to neighbourhood plan examiner’s reports and appeal decisions (Wilbur v Hart DC)
  • Planning applications and decisions
  • Decision not to invite developer to offer alternative location for affordable housing not irrational (Sainsburys v SHCLG)
  • Compulsory purchase—grants and compensation
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Planning weekly highlights includes: court decisions relating to: a refusal of housing development on open space, a neighbourhood plan examiner’s reports and appeal decisions, the mixed-use redevelopment of a Sainsburys store and certificates of appropriate alternative development, a consultation on Welsh policy on air quality and soundscape, a judicial review for a new road scheme in Bedfordshire, the publication of design principles for national infrastructure, the Midland Metro (Birmingham Eastside Extension) Order, a £90m government investment in renewable energy, £24m funding for affordable housing in Wales and a Private Members’ Green Belt Protection Bill. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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