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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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19th May
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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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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May

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Does a local authority have a power to declare a street to be a highway maintainable at public expense, or is it a duty?Section 228(1) of the Highways...
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Produced in partnership with Jo Hannah of Winckworth Sherwood 1st Aug
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Can a section 278 Highways Agreement be executed electronically? Can it be completed in counterpart?An agreement made under section 278 of the...
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Produced in partnership with James Ryan of Acuity Law 1st Aug
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Can vehicular (car or van) use be exercised over a public bridleway by the landowner and their visitors, contractors and other invitees or is use...
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Produced in partnership with Jo Hannah of Winckworth Sherwood 1st Aug
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Are there any rights of way for pedestrians around/alongside security barriers, ie does sufficient space have to be provided for a safe crossing away...
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Produced in partnership with Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 1st Aug
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Pavement vaults and Charter Streets in LondonAny structure that lies either over or under any ‘highway’ or ‘street’ is a projection. As well as public...
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31st Jul
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Workplace parking levyCertain local traffic authorities have power to introduce workplace parking levy licensing schemes allowing them to charge the...
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