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Planning weekly highlights—26 March 2020

Published on: 26 March 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—26 March 2020
  • In this issue:
  • When planning permission is required
  • New temporary permitted development rights in England for changes of use from restaurants and cafes to takeaways
  • Planning policy
  • Coronavirus Act 2020 provides for planning matters to continue remotely
  • Obtaining, amending and implementing planning permission
  • Local planning authorities asked to support local economy during coronavirus
  • Planning appeals and objections
  • Planning Inspectorate cancels all previously arranged site visits with immediate effect
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Planning weekly highlights includes: a new temporary permitted development right for changes of use from restaurants and cafes to takeaways, the planning implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020, a chief planning officers letter advising local planning authorities (LPAs) on the coronavirus (COVID-19) position, updated guidance from the Planning Inspectorate and the courts on changes to normal appeal and court procedure in light of coronavirus, the introduction to parliament of the Fire Safety Bill, the making of two development consent orders and regulations increasing home loss payments in Wales. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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