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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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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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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 9th Nov
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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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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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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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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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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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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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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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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 9th Nov

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This response considers the planning status of a building following a fire, and the availability of permitted development rights for such properties...
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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 29th Nov
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The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) does not clarify whether converting multiple dwellings into one dwelling would constitute...
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Planning permission for mezzanine floorsUnder section 55(2)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is not...
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29th Nov
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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (the GPDO), SI 2015/596 allows some development to be permitted...
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29th Nov
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Section 193(7) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) allows a local planning authority (LPA) to revoke a lawful development...
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29th Nov
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Sustainable drainage systems (SuDs) are alternatives to traditional piped drainage, which seek to manage water run-off and flood risk, often through...
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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 29th Nov
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Under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), the making of any material change in the use of any building is ‘development’, which...
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29th Nov
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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (GPDO), SI 2015/596, Sch 2 Pt 2, Class A grants permitted...
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Class F of Schedule 2 Part 8 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, SI 2015/596 (the GPDO) provides...
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29th Nov
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The C3 use class, which a dwelling house falls under, is defined in the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987, SI 1987/764.In England, it...
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29th Nov
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Planning permission is required for the development of land.Section 55 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 defines development as...
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29th Nov
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This Q&A looks at when professional practices can be considered anything other than use within Class A2 under the Town and Country Planning (Use...
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Produced in partnership with David Brammer of Lanyon Bowdler LLP 29th Nov
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In Forkurst v Secretary of State for the Environment and Brentwood District Council [1982] JPL 448 (not reported by LexisNexis®), four steps were said...
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29th Nov
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There are currently several new permitted development rights which are currently being considered by the Government for implementation.The response to...
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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 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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