About Planning Law

LexisPSL Planning helps you to understand planning requirements, procedures, policy, appeals and enforcement, for developments ranging from small-scale residential extensions to nationally significant infrastructure projects. Clear, concise practice notes have direct links to relevant cases, legislation, guidance and commentary and our daily news feeds and weekly highlights keep you informed of new cases, legislation, and consultations.

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Obtaining, amending and implementing planning permission

Comprehensive guidance on all key aspects of the planning application process, from the procedure, viability considerations, to decision-making and material considerations, to the duty to give reasons for planning decisions. The content is detailed enough to guide any practitioner through this core area of planning law and practice.

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Planning issues in property

This provides a series of Practice Notes and Checklists which outline the planning issues for a practitioner to address when investigating planning title in a property transaction, including how information is revealed, what to report on, and the significance of the findings for the buyer.

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Environmental impact assessments

This is important for practitioners to consider as the government ramps up focus of environmentally friendly developments, particularly through the Towns Fund, as well as the drawing nearer of the UK’s climate targets.

About Planning Law

Planning law is a rapidly changing, case-law heavy area of law. It is of relevance not only for specialist planning lawyers, but also for local planning authorities, consultants, developers and lawyers dealing with property, environment, construction and infrastructure matters.

Our experts give you an up-to-date, authoritative view, backed up by primary sources and direct links for deeper research into commentary sources. So with time efficiencies built into your research, you’ll have more time to spend on billable work and business development.

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