Category Archives: Legislation – Appeals/Hearings/Inquiries Regulations/Rules, etc

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (July 2019) …

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

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (March 2019) …

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

The government publishes an independent report in response to the consultation relating to planning appeal inquiries …

The government has published the following independent report in response to the consultation ("call for evidence") titled "Independent Review of Planning Appeal Inquiries - Call for Evidence" (which ran for 8 weeks from 24/07/2018 until 18/09/2018): Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (September 2018) …

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

The government publishes its response to the consultation within the “Fixing our broken housing market – White Paper” …

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

[UPDATE: For the subsequent updates to the NPPF relating to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation within the "Fixing our broken housing market - White Paper" (which ran for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 until 02/05/2017), as well as to the further consultation relating to agricultural PD rights (which ran for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 to 02/05/2017): Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the “Planning for the right homes in the right places” consultation …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent updates to the NPPF relating to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Planning for the right homes in the right places" (which ran for 8 weeks from 14/09/2017 until 09/11/2017): Continue reading

The government publishes the “Fixing our broken housing market – White Paper”, which includes a consultation (until 02/05/2017) on a range of planning proposals …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the response document relating to most aspects of the consultation document.
- This post for the response document relating to local planning (note: the response is shown within section 8 of the "Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 1244").
- This post for the response document relating to fees (note: the response is shown within section 8 of the "Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 1314").
- This post for the response document relating to the General Regulations 1992.]

The government has published the following White Paper, which includes a consultation that runs for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 until 02/05/2017: Continue reading

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (April 2016) …

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

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – 16 new Statutory Instruments and 2 new Directions are due to come into force, mostly between 01/04/2015 and 15/04/2015…

The following 16 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) and 2 new Directions are due to come into force, mostly between 01/04/2015 and 15/04/2015: Continue reading

New Legislation – relating to 1) hearings and inquiries for advertisement consent and discontinuance notice appeals (06/04/2015), and 2) major infrastructure projects (06/04/2015) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 06/04/2015: Continue reading

New Legislation – relating to 1) national policy statements (01/04/2014), 2) revocations of redundant Orders (14/04/2014), and 3) revocations of redundant Regulations (14/04/2014) …

The following 3 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) come into force on 01/04/201414/04/2014, and 14/04/2014 (respectively): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: DCLG launches its “Planning Practice Guidance” website …

On 06/03/2014, DCLG launched the following "Planning Practice Guidance" website:

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The government has announced its intention to consolidate various planning secondary legislation …

The government has announced its intention to "reduce and consolidate planning regulations", as set out by this press release dated 29/10/2013. Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Checklist for LPAs …

This post provides a checklist of the main types of issues that LPAs should review before the 11 new SIs come into force on 01/10/2013: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Group 1 of 4 – CONSERVATION AREA CONSENT …

This group of new legislation relates to CONSERVATION AREA CONSENT.

GROUP 1 OF 4 - New Legislation - 4 new Statutory Instruments (SIs):

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11 new Statutory Instruments coming into force on 01/10/2013 …

List of 11 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) coming into force on 01/10/2013:

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