Author Archives: Steve Speed

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 2 additional appeal decisions (total = 193) …

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

The “Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 made by SI 2020 No. 757 on 01/09/2020 …

The "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 made by SI 2020 No. 757 on 01/09/2020. This document is available via the above page of the website, or via the following (direct) link:

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An application has been submitted for permission to apply for judicial review of the recent amendments to the GPDO 2015 and the Use Classes Order 1987 …

An application has been submitted for permission to apply for judicial review of the recent amendments to the GPDO 2015 and the Use Classes Order 1987.  For reference, this consists of the amendments to the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2020 No. 755 and SI 2020 No. 756 (due to come into force on 31/08/2020) and the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 made by SI 2020 No. 757 (due to come in force on 01/09/2020).

For more information about this judicial review, please view this post on Martin Goodall's "Planning Law Blog".

IMPORTANT: The government publishes a consultation (until 29/10/2020) on significant changes to the planning system …

The government has published the following White Paper, which includes a consultation that runs for 12 weeks from 06/08/2020 until 29/10/2020: Continue reading

The government publishes a consultation (until 01/10/2020) relating to the standard method, First Homes, the small sites threshold, and Permission in Principle …

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 8 weeks from 06/08/2020 until 01/10/2020: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (August 2020) …

MHCLG has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 2 additional appeal decisions (total = 191) …

The Part 3 of the GPDO - Information about Appeal Decisions page has been updated to include 2 additional appeal decisions (1 x Part 3 Class C, and 1 x Part 3 Class PA), 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 PD rights to support the deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage …

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Proposed reforms to permitted development rights to support the deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage" (which ran for (approx) 10 weeks from 27/08/2019 until 04/11/2019): Continue reading