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Planning weekly highlights—5 November 2020

Planning weekly highlights—5 November 2020
Published on: 05 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—5 November 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Planning applications and decisions
  • Court finds committee was not materially misled by planning officer’s report (Zins v East Suffolk Council)
  • Court of Appeal upholds block to build homes in national park based on permission granted in 1967
  • Court of Appeal dismisses intensification and contamination appeal for scrapyard wall
  • HCLGC seeks views on planning system in England
  • Brexit
  • Defra announces Environment Bill is to be reintroduced to parliament
  • Nationally significant infrastructure projects
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Planning weekly highlights includes: court decisions finding that a planning committee was not materially misled by an officer’s report, a developer could not rely on planning permission granted in 1967 and an appeal against the grant of permission for a boundary of an Essex scrapyard should be scrapped; an HCLGC survey on the planning system; an update on the Environment Bill; a DCO application for the Lower Thames Crossing; updates on how the courts and housing industry will operate during lockdown; the London Mayor’s view of the planning White Paper; and a review of the right to build. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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