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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 20th Oct
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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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13th Oct
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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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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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Whether a decision to validate a planning application can be challenged by judicial review will depend on the particular circumstances.Section 327A of...
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29th Sep
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The short answer is that a local planning authority (LPA) is not liable in negligence for any shortcomings in pre-application advice it provides, even...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of No 5 Chambers 29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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29th Sep
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BackgroundSafeguarded wharves are wharves located in the London boroughs that are protected through formal safeguarding directions and planning policy...
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29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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2nd Oct
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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 Oct
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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 12th Oct
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13th Oct
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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 13th Oct

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