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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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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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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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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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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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IntroductionThe purpose of section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) is to give a local planning authority (LPA) power to take...
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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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A declaratory judgment is a judgment identifying the rights, duties or obligations of one or more parties in a dispute. It is legally binding, but...
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Permitted development rights for renewable energy technologiesThe Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development Order) 1995, SI 1995/418...
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15th May
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Planning issues in telecommunicationsPermitted development rights for telecommunication developmentCertain forms of telecommunication development, eg...
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15th May
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Planning issues in demolitionPlanning permission—does demolition count as 'development'?Under section 55(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990...
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15th May
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4th May
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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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12th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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Interpreting planning permission post Trump and AshfordInterpreting planning permission by reference to application documents and extrinsic...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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What is an Enterprise Zone?Enterprise Zones (EZs) are designated areas of land that offer a range of benefits to businesses, with the aim of...
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8th Apr
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Permitted development rightsSection 57(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) establishes that planning permission is required for...
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8th Apr
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Background to Crown’s immunity from development controlIn 1992, the government decided to progressively remove any immunities protecting government...
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8th Apr
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Article 4 directions can be used by local planning authorities (LPAs) to withdraw permitted development rights that would otherwise apply by virtue of...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at certain of the permitted development rights in England under Part 6 of Schedule 2 to the Town and Country Planning...
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Produced in partnership with Martha Grekos of Martha Grekos Consultancy Limited 8th Apr
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Permitted development in EnglandThe Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015, SI 2015/596 (the GPDO) provides a number of...
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8th Apr
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As you will be aware, Rights Community Action's application for judicial review of the introduction of the statutory instruments made in July 2020...
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24th Feb
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The procedural requirements for making an article 4 direction are set out in Schedule 3 to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted...
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