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

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

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

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (31/08/2020) …

[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 2 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) come into force on 31/08/2020 (at 9am and 10am respectively): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (31/08/2020) …

[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 2 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) come into force on 31/08/2020 (at 9am and 10am respectively): Continue reading