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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 20th Oct
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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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15th Oct
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STOP PRESS: On 13 October 2020, the Welsh Government announced changes to the Planning Policy Wales and updated Circular guidance pursuant to...
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15th Oct
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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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13th Oct
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2nd Oct
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Public rights of way (PROW) are highways that allow the public a legal right of passage. They have the same status and protection in law as highways...
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29th Sep
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IntroductionSection 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) confers powers to override easements and other rights benefitting adjoining...
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26th Sep
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The making of 'any material change in the use of any buildings or other land’ is ‘development’ for the purposes of section 55 of the Town and Country...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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PurposeHighways can be stopped up if the area of highway is no longer needed, or when the land is needed for a development to take place. When a road...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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Works to treesGenerally, work to trees does not constitute development under section 55 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) so that...
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25th Sep
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Powers to adoptThe Highways Act 1980 (HiA 1980) gives highway authorities the power to adopt new highways by agreement, places a duty on highway...
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25th Sep
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Where it appears to a local planning authority (LPA) that a breach of planning control has occurred, it has discretion to take enforcement action...
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25th Sep

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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development Order) 1995, SI 1995/418 (in Wales) and the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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Permitted development rights for telecommunication developmentCertain forms of telecommunication development, eg mobile telephone masts, are permitted...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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27th Sep
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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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28th Sep
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As indicated, the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, SI 2015/596 provides a number of instances whereby a...
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28th Sep
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There is no definite answer to this question and no current practical guidance from government exists on this point. However, the approach to be taken...
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28th Sep
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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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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 28th Sep
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The previous incarnation of Enterprise Zones (EZs) were announced by Geoffrey Howe in his 1980 Budget. They were largely similar to EZs established in...
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28th Sep

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