Sewers

View Planning by content type:

Latest Planning News

Featured Planning content

Q&As
A section 52 agreement is a set of planning obligations contained in the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 (TCPA 1971) relating to specific pieces of...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Abbie Pritchard-Hooper of IBLaw 19th May
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...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Material change of useControl of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
The EU Birds Directive—summaryThe EU Birds Directive—summaryEU Council Directive 2009/147/EC on the conservation of wild birds (OJ L 20, 26.1.2010)...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
The existence of a town or village green (TVG) may restrict or even prevent development. It is a criminal offence to disturb or interfere with the use...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 19th May
Practice notes
Role of material considerations in planning decisionsWhen considering an application for planning permission or permission in principle, section 70(2)...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Presumption in favour of sustainable developmentPolicy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 19th May
Practice notes
The Crichel Down Rules (the Rules) require that in certain circumstances, surplus government land that was acquired by, or under a threat of,...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
19th May

Most recent Sewers content

Practice notes
Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—domestic septic tanks and small sewage treatment plantsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA)...
Read More >
11th Aug
Practice notes
Sewers and drains—requisitioning a public sewer or lateral drainA sewerage undertaker has a general duty under section 94(1) of the Water Industry Act...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 11th Aug
Practice notes
Sewers and drains—sewerage undertakers’ powers and duties to lay sewers and drainsUndertakers’ powers to lay pipesThe powers of a sewerage undertaker...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 11th Aug
Practice notes
Sewers and drains—key definitionsDrainsA ‘drain’ means a drain used for the drainage of one building or of any buildings or yards appurtenant to...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 11th Aug
Practice notes
Sewers and drains—developer’s rights and responsibilitiesThe developer of a housing estate or other facility will need to lay sewers and drains to...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 11th Aug
Q&As
What is a section 104 agreement?A section 104 agreement usually refers to an agreement made pursuant to section 104 of the Water Industry Act 1991...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Do positive covenants in an agreement made under section 185 of the Water Industry Act 1991 bind the land?Agreements under section 185 of the Water...
Read More >
10th Aug
Q&As
How do you find out who owns a culvert located under a highway? Is a culvert under a road a highway drain? Does a highway authority own it/have power...
Read More >
10th Aug
Q&As
Is a build over agreement necessary for a drain over which a garage was built in 1975?The Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers)...
Read More >
10th Aug
Q&As
Where a private sewer connects to a public sewer, is the water authority under a duty not to adversely affect the private system when they carry out...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 10th Aug
Q&As
Should there be a Build Over Agreement for an extension over a public sewer built in 2002? When did the oversight of building over sewers move from...
Read More >
10th Aug
Q&As
Do statutory water undertakers have the power to lay foul sewers on private land?Companies in the privatised water industry in England and Wales...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Christopher Snell of New Square Chambers 10th Aug
Q&As
Do you know whether a water undertaker has a statutory power to order a property owner to connect to a public sewer (if it isn’t connected already)?We...
Read More >
10th Aug
Q&As
A conservatory has been built within 3 metres of a public sewer without the consent of the water undertaker. What are the possible sanctions for doing...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sarah Fitzpatrick of Norton Rose Fulbright 10th Aug

Popular documents