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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 20th Oct
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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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15th Oct
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STOP PRESS: On 13 October 2020, the Welsh Government announced changes to the Planning Policy Wales and updated Circular guidance pursuant to...
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15th Oct
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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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13th Oct
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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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2nd Oct
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Public rights of way (PROW) are highways that allow the public a legal right of passage. They have the same status and protection in law as highways...
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29th Sep
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IntroductionSection 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) confers powers to override easements and other rights benefitting adjoining...
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26th Sep
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The making of 'any material change in the use of any buildings or other land’ is ‘development’ for the purposes of section 55 of the Town and Country...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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PurposeHighways can be stopped up if the area of highway is no longer needed, or when the land is needed for a development to take place. When a road...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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Works to treesGenerally, work to trees does not constitute development under section 55 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) so that...
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25th Sep
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Powers to adoptThe Highways Act 1980 (HiA 1980) gives highway authorities the power to adopt new highways by agreement, places a duty on highway...
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25th Sep
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Where it appears to a local planning authority (LPA) that a breach of planning control has occurred, it has discretion to take enforcement action...
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25th Sep

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What is permission in principle (PiP)?The Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) introduced PiP, a type of automatic consent for housing-led...
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28th Sep
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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 28th Sep
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Requirement for ownership certificatesUnder the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010, articles 11 and 12,...
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28th Sep
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As indicated, the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, SI 2015/596 provides a number of instances whereby a...
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28th Sep
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There is a duty on local planning authorities (LPA) under section 70(2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to take into account the development...
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Produced in partnership with Tracy Lovejoy of Lanyon Bowdler 28th Sep
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The statutory requirements relating to the determination of planning applications are set out in:•the Town and Country Planning (Development...
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28th Sep
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Following the non-determination by a local planning authority (LPA) of an application for planning permission, the applicant can appeal the...
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28th Sep
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Occasionally, an employer/developer might ask its contractor to start building work before planning permission for the project has been granted by the...
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28th Sep
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For the purposes of this answer it is assumed that reserved matters are reserved. Outline and reserved matters conditions vary widely and...
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Produced in partnership with Tracy Lovejoy of Lanyon Bowdler 28th Sep
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This Q&A considers the situation where a pre-commencement condition attached to a planning permission stipulating that the local authority must...
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28th Sep
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The answer to this question will depend upon the nature of the authority involved.The Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, SI 1992/1492...
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Produced in partnership with Christine Willmore of University of Bristol Law School 28th Sep
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Section 78A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) allows a local planning authority (LPA) in certain circumstances to continue to...
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28th Sep
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Unless the statement of planning policy has been quashed by a decision of the court, the fact that a particular policy statement is the subject of an...
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28th Sep
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There are no statutory restrictions preventing a local planning authority from asserting after an appeal has been made, that since refusing permission...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of No 5 Chambers 28th Sep

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