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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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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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22nd Jan
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A 'fall-back' development such as development for which permitted development rights are available is capable of constituting a material consideration...
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20th Jan
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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 8th Jan
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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 8th Jan
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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 8th Jan
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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 8th Jan
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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 8th Jan
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There is no reason in principle for different but connected sites to be shown as part of a planning application including where one of them will only...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of 42 Bedford Row 8th Jan
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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 8th Jan
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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 Nov
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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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29th Nov
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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 Nov
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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 Nov
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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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29th Nov

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