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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 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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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 Sep
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An agricultural restriction (otherwise known as an agricultural tie) is a condition imposed by a local planning authority (LPA), when granting...
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29th Sep
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The Use Classes Order and the General Permitted Development OrderThe Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987, SI 1987/764 (the UCO 1987),...
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29th Sep
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The majority of dwellinghouses benefit from deemed planning permission (known as permitted development rights) to carry out works, such as the...
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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 29th Sep
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The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (UCO), SI 1987/764 puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as 'use...
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29th Sep
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This Q&A assumes that the construction of the wall will not impact on any public rights of way and will not interfere with or stop up any...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Willmore of University of Bristol Law School 29th Sep
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A certificate of lawfulness of existing use can be applied for under section 191 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) if a person...
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29th Sep
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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 Sep
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Class A of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, SI 2015/596 (SI 2015/596, Sch...
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29th Sep
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Planning permission is not required for development which is permitted under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England)...
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29th Sep
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Section 55(2)(d) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 excludes from the definition of development the use of any buildings or other land within...
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29th Sep
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General principlesThe Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (the Use Classes Order), SI 1987/764 categorises uses of land and buildings...
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29th Sep
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See Practice Note: Operation of the Use Classes Order in Wales for general information in this area.Use class A2 is described as comprising uses for...
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29th Sep
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Material change of useNational planning policy and guidance provide no guidance as to whether mooring a boat to a riverbank is a material change of...
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29th Sep
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This question is dealt with in Practice Note: Planning issues in demolition and Class A of Part 11 of Schedule 2 to the Town and Country Planning...
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29th Sep
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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 Sep
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We have not found commentary in our resources which suggests that any requirement for planning permission is dependent on the existing use of the land...
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29th Sep

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