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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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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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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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Planning permission—does demolition count as 'development'?Under section 55(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning...
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Practice notes
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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15th 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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15th Jan
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Many small domestic extensions to dwellinghouses benefit from permitted development rights and do not require planning permission if they meet...
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What is a lawful development certificate?A lawful development certificate (LDC) is a certificate issued by a local planning authority (LPA) under...
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What is permission in principle (PiP)?The Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) introduced PiP, a type of automatic consent for housing-led...
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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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Produced in partnership with Chris Willmore of University of Bristol Law School 8th Jan
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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 8th Jan
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The planning system is focussed upon the works to be carried out not their reason, so if engineering or other operations are required to remove...
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Produced in partnership with Christine Willmore of University of Bristol Law School 8th Jan
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Section 5(A)(1) of the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 (CSCDA 1960) provides that a Local Authority in England who have issued a...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Hannah of Winkworth Sherwood LLP 8th Jan
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There are two considerations for whether planning permission is required for the use of an outbuilding within a residential curtilage:•whether the use...
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