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A section 52 agreement is a set of planning obligations contained in the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 (TCPA 1971) relating to specific pieces of...
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Produced in partnership with Abbie Pritchard-Hooper of IBLaw 19th May
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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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Material change of useControl of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is...
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The EU Birds Directive—summaryThe EU Birds Directive—summaryEU Council Directive 2009/147/EC on the conservation of wild birds (OJ L 20, 26.1.2010)...
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The existence of a town or village green (TVG) may restrict or even prevent development. It is a criminal offence to disturb or interfere with the use...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 19th May
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Role of material considerations in planning decisionsWhen considering an application for planning permission or permission in principle, section 70(2)...
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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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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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IntroductionThe purpose of section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) is to give a local planning authority (LPA) power to take...
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Presumption in favour of sustainable developmentPolicy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published...
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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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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 19th May
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The Crichel Down Rules (the Rules) require that in certain circumstances, surplus government land that was acquired by, or under a threat of,...
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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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A declaratory judgment is a judgment identifying the rights, duties or obligations of one or more parties in a dispute. It is legally binding, but...
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Nuisance on highwaysCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the...
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Produced in partnership with Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors and Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors 15th Aug
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If a person owns land which abuts a public highway are there any statutory or other provisions which deal with that landowners right to gain access...
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15th Aug
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Is it possible for a right of way to fall out of use and be declassified as a public footpath? Secondly, is it possible to apply to the local...
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15th Aug
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Highway projection licenceDATE [date]Parties1[name of Authority] of [address] ( Authority)2[name of Licensee] [of OR incorporated in England and...
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10th Aug
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A public footpath runs along a sea wall which forms part of a farm. Does the vesting of the footpath pursuant to section 263 of the Highways Act 1980...
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10th Aug
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What rights of access do gas companies enjoy for the purpose of maintenance and repair of utility installations?Gas companies’ rights to enter...
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Produced in partnership with Bethany Pickup of Browne Jacobson 10th Aug
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Has there been a presumed dedication of land as a highway if a street lamp has been erected on a verge which HM Land Registry notes is under a...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 10th Aug
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If an unadopted highway has fallen into disrepair, what rights are open to an individual whose right to pass and repass over that highway has been...
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Produced in partnership with Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 10th Aug
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What is the personal liability of a hotel for the highways maintainable at public expense?This Q&A does not consider any occupier’s liability or...
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10th Aug
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Highway obstructions—street tradingCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s...
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10th Aug
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Highways obstructions—building works, scaffolding and skipsPlacing scaffolding, hoardings or skips on the highway (including pavements) is an...
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10th Aug
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