Obtaining, amending and implementing planning permission

Obtaining, amending and implementing planning permission guidance:

Ability to vary a planning permission once granted Once planning permission is granted, the development which it authorises must take place in accordance with the...

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Who can apply? Anyone can make a planning application; the applicant does not need to own the land. Full or outline planning applications Outline planning applications An...

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Scope of bias and pre-determination in planning cases Bias and pre-determination can be an issue in planning cases where a local planning authority (LPA) is determining a...

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What is a 'called-in application'? Most planning applications and applications for listed building consent are decided locally by the relevant local planning authority...

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What is a design and access statement? A design and access statement (DAS) is a concise report accompanying certain applications for planning permission and listed...

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Role of material considerations in planning decisions When considering an application for planning permission or permission in principle, section 70(2) of the Town and...

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Statutory requirement to have regard to the development plan in planning application decisions When considering an application for planning permission or permission in...

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Legislation and guidance The statutory requirements relating to the determination of planning applications are set out in: • the Town and Country Planning (Development...

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Conditions requiring further approval of details Planning Practice Guidance on the use of planning conditions (the PPG) stresses that local planning authorities (LPAs)...

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What are reserved matters? An outline planning permission provides a decision on the general principles of how a site can be developed. Outline planning permission is...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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Statutory duty to consider heritage impacts in determining planning applications Section 66 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (P(LBCA)A...

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Statutory time limits for implementing planning permission Planning permissions do not last forever. Sections 91 and 92 of the Town and Country Planning...

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Time limits for implementing planning permission Sections 91 and 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) require that every planning permission must...

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Local authorities are not immune from having to obtain planning permission to develop land. The grant of planning permission by any local authority to itself has always...

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