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Control of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying...
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9th Nov
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
Control of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying...
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9th Nov
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TrespassTrespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it....
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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Why is it important to establish the planning unit?Planning permission is required where there has been a material change of use (see Practice Note:...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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9th Nov
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Meaning of ‘highway’In the broadest sense, a highway is a way (ie a defined route, such as a road, bridleway or footpath) over which the public have...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Policy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012, taking immediate effect. It...
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9th Nov
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What is a Local Development Order (LDO)?An LDO is a local development order, made at local authority level by a local planning authority (LPA). Once...
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9th Nov
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What is a purchase notice?The purchase notice procedure provides landowners with a means of having land acquired by a local planning authority (LPA)...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 12th Jan

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What are conservation covenants?As a concept, conservation covenants are private, voluntary agreements between a landowner and responsible body, such...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: The statutory test for section 106 agreements and interaction with Community...
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9th Apr
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The concept of planning gain or betterment taxation has long been an element of the planning system in England. It is based on the idea that...
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8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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8th Apr
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Contents•Context•Overview of viability in planning•National planning policy and guidance•Viability assessments in practice•Appeals•Section 106...
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Produced in partnership with Charlotte Gorst and Thomas Evans of Gerald Eve LLP 8th Apr
Practice notes
Planning obligations under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, s 106Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) relates to...
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8th Apr
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Agreements made under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) (formerly section 52 agreements), also known as 'planning...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is not based on statute or official guidance or policy, but gives an overview of how local planning authorities might deal with...
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8th Apr
Q&As
Planning obligations and local land chargesA planning obligation created by a section 106 agreement is a local land charge for the purposes of the...
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30th Mar
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Section 106 agreements are agreements between landowners, local planning authorities, and other relevant parties which seek to provide mitigation to...
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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 30th Mar
Q&As
Section 106 agreements are agreements between landowners, local planning authorities (LPAs), and other relevant parties which seek to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 24th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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17th Mar
Q&As
The Department for Business Innovation & Skills document, State Aid: The Basics Guide, July 2015, states:‘State aid can occur whenever state resources...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Fitzpatrick of Norton Rose Fulbright 15th Mar
Precedents
AGREEMENTrelating toSection 106 of the Town And Country Planning Act 1990 [and [insert other legislation]] in relation to the development at [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Dalee Kaur of Bevan Brittan LLP 15th Mar
Precedents
AGREEMENTrelating toliabilities arising from an agreement made under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 [and [insert other...
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12th Feb
Precedents
Unilateral Undertakingunder section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990relating to development at [insert address]This unilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Griffin 12th Feb
Precedents
AGREEMENTrelating toSection 106 and 106A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 [and [insert other legislation]] in relation to the development at...
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12th Feb
Q&As
The planning application making reference to the development of some social housing within the scheme does not mean that the council is obliged to...
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Produced in partnership with Abigail Pritchard-Hooper of Lanyon Bowdler 22nd Jan

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