Is planning permission required?

Is planning permission required? guidance:

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: Planning—material...

Practice Note

What is a lawful development certificate? A lawful development certificate (LDC) is a certificate issued by a local planning authority (LPA) under either section 191 or...

Practice Note

Control of development Pursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying out of any...

Practice Note

Control of development Pursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying out of any...

Practice Note

What is permission in principle (PiP)? The Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) introduced PiP, a type of automatic consent for housing-led development allocated in...

Practice Note

Many small domestic extensions to dwellinghouses benefit from permitted development rights and do not require planning permission if they meet specific criteria....

Practice Note

Planning permission—does demolition count as 'development'? Under section 55(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for...

Practice Note