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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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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 22nd Jan
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Time limits for commencement of developmentFull planning permission is usually granted subject to a condition requiring the development to be started...
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22nd Jan
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There does not appear to be any authoritative commentary regarding the scope of the Secretary of State’s (SoS) power under the section 100 of Town and...
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22nd Jan
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The tilted balance in paragraph 11(d) of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) applies where there are no relevant development plan policies,...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of 33 Bedford Row 22nd Jan
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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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22nd Jan
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Breach of condition notices are governed by section 187A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990). TCPA 1990, s 187A applies where...
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22nd Jan
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There is no express power in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for a local planning authority (LPA) to formally withdraw a planning application...
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22nd Jan
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Where the planning application relates to a site that straddles one or more local planning authority boundaries, the applicant must submit identical...
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22nd Jan
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Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Developments Ltd confirmed that architect drawings used to obtain planning permission can be sufficiently ‘original’ to...
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Produced in partnership with Tracy Lovejoy LLB of Lanyon Bowdler LLP 22nd Jan
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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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22nd Jan
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As a general rule, a decision of a local planning authority (LPA) to grant planning permission under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA...
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22nd Jan
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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 22nd Jan
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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 22nd Jan
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Whether a planning inspector will determine an appeal on the basis of an application with a red line plan which has been amended since the original...
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