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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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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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28th Sep
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The Planning Portal has a function to amend a planning application that has already been submitted. Changes to the form and documentation may be...
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28th Sep
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Section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) (so far as relevant) provides as follows:‘73.—Determination of applications to...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Fitzpatrick of Norton Rose Fulbright 29th Sep
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In answering this Q&A, we have assumed the condition in question is an agricultural occupancy condition imposed on a dwelling house before the Town...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Hannah of Winkworth Sherwood LLP 29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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Usually the ‘authorised’ planning use of a property is the use or uses permitted by any planning permissions which relate to the property, which have...
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29th Sep
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It is an established principle of planning law that any person can apply for planning permission for the development of land, irrespective of whether...
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29th Sep
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All planning permissions are subject to a condition which specifies the time period for implementation. This will either be an express condition set...
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29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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It is perfectly possible for two planning consents to be issued that are not mutually consistent.This may be by reason of a condition, obligation or...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Willmore 29th Sep
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When a local planning authority (LPA) issues a consent, it becomes functus officio so one cannot withdraw/alter the permission (even if issued...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of 33 Bedford Row 29th Sep
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Procedure for discharging conditions under DMPOThe procedure for applications made under a planning condition is set out in Article 27 of the Town and...
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