Author Archives: Steve Speed

The “Demolition – Quick Reference Guide” document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2021 No. 428 on 21/04/2021 …

The "Demolition - Quick Reference Guide" document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2021 No. 428 on 21/04/2021. This document is available via the "Demolition - Quick Reference Guide" page of the website.

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The “Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 and the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2021 No. 428 on 21/04/2021 …

The "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the Use Classes Order 1987 and the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2021 No. 428 on 21/04/2021. This document is available via the "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" page of the website, or via the following (direct) link:

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IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (21/04/2021) …

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

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 21/04/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (21/04/2021) …

[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 21/04/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government publishes its response to the “Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure” consultation …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post, this post, this post, and this post for the legislation relating to permitted development rights.
- This post for the legislation relating to fees.
- This post for the legislation relating to public service infrastructure development]

[UPDATE: For a subsequent further consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure" (which ran for 8 weeks from 03/12/2020 until 28/01/2021): Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to First Homes …

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Changes to the current planning system - Consultation on changes to planning policy and regulations" (which ran for 8 weeks from 06/08/2020 until 01/10/2020): Continue reading

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes a “call for evidence” (until 30/04/2021) relating to their permitted development rights inquiry …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent report relating to this inquiry, please view this post.]

The "Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee" (a "Commons Select Committee") has published the following "call for evidence", which runs for (approx) 5 weeks from 23/03/2021 until 30/04/2021: Continue reading

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

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

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 5 additional appeal decisions (total = 204) …

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, 1 x Part 3 Class J, 2 x Part 3 Class PA, and 1 x Part 3 Class R), which means that the informal lists of prior approval appeals now include the following: Continue reading