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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov

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The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (UCO), SI 1987/764 puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as 'use...
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29th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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29th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Mitcheson of Trowers & Hamlins LLP 29th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the planning regime for hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in England. While the process is similar in...
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29th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 29th Nov
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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development Order) 1995, SI 1995/418 (in Wales) and the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted...
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29th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon LLP. 29th Nov
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The importance of renewable and low carbon energyThe general principles of planning policy in England apply to renewable energy developments. However,...
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29th Nov
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorThis Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 28th Nov
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IntroductionFollowing the introduction of the development consent regime under the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008), the need to apply for consent under...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 28th Nov
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TitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 28th Nov
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The National Policy Statement for Renewable Energy Infrastructure (the Renewables NPS) provides guidance on potential onshore wind farm impacts,...
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28th Nov
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What is a 'generating station'?There are a number of different legislative definitions of a ‘generating station’ depending on the context; however,...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 28th Nov
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The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) encourages local planning authorities to design their local policies to maximise renewable and low...
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28th Nov
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Policy contextTechnical Advice Note (TAN) 8 provides technical advice to supplement the policy set out in Planning Policy Wales (PPW), and should be...
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28th Nov
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Energy from Waste (EfW) plants fall into three broad categories:•anaerobic digestion (AD) (a process that uses bacteria to decompose waste) (see...
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28th Nov
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All waste facilities, including energy from waste (EfW) incinerators, are regulated to prevent or minimise any risks to the environment or health....
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28th Nov
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BackgroundDecommissioning nuclear facilities is the process of dealing with redundant nuclear facilities that have reached the end of their...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon LLP. 27th Nov
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What is Energy from Waste (EfW)?Energy from waste (EfW) involves taking waste and turning it into a useable form of energy from a sustainable energy...
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27th Nov
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IntroductionFollowing the introduction of the development consent regime under the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008), the need to apply for consent under...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 27th Nov

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