Author Archives: Steve Speed

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes their report (July 2021) relating to their permitted development rights inquiry …

The "Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee" (a "Commons Select Committee") has published the following report relating to their permitted development rights inquiry: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (21 July 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

“Part 1 Class AA of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 4 additional appeal decisions (total = 4) …

The "Part 1 Class AA of the GPDO - Information about Appeal Decisions" page has been updated to include 4 additional appeal decisions (4 x Part 1 Class AA), which means that the informal list of prior approval appeals now includes the following: Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 5 additional appeal decisions (total = 209) …

The "Part 3 of the GPDO - Information about Appeal Decisions" page has been updated to include 5 additional appeal decisions (1 x Part 3 Class C, 2 x Part 3 Class PA, 1 x Part 3 Class R, and 1 x Part 3 Class T), which means that the informal lists of prior approval appeals now include the following: Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the National Model Design Code …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent updates to the NPPF relating to this consultation, please view this post.]
[UPDATE: For the subsequent publication of the "National Model Design Code", please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code - consultation proposals" (which ran for 8 weeks from 30/01/2021 until 27/03/2021): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (01/08/2021) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/08/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (01/08/2021) …

[UPDATE: The information on this page has subsequently been incorporated into the "Part 1 of the GPDO – Summary of Amendments since 2013" page].

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/08/2021: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (July 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading