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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan

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What is a planning performance agreement?Planning performance agreements (PPA) are optional memorandum of understanding or agreements between an...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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IntroductionPlanning applications have to be determined in accordance with the development plan, unless material considerations indicate otherwise....
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8th Apr
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Planning-related fees are charged so that developers, rather than taxpayers in general, meet the costs incurred by local planning authorities (LPAs)...
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8th Apr
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8th Apr
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Statutory duty to consider heritage impacts in determining planning applicationsSection 66 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas)...
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22nd Mar
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There is no statutory basis which expressly permits or prohibits an applicant amending the red line on a planning application before it is determined....
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11th Mar
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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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3rd Mar
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The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) received Royal Assent on 26 November 2008. PA 2008 reformed the planning application process in England and Wales to...
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3rd Mar
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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...
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2nd Mar
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1st Mar
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1st Mar
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Anyone can make a planning application for the development of land. The applicant does not need to own the land to which the applicatio...
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19th Feb
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We refer you to Practice Note: Determining planning applications—material considerations, which sets out the tests for material considerations...
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15th Feb
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Section 65(5) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) provides that:•a development order can make provisions requiring notice to be...
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15th Feb
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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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