DCLG publishes the “government response to consultation” with respect to permission in principle and brownfield registers …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the legislation with respect to permission in principle.
- This post for the legislation with respect to brownfield registers.]

DCLG has published the following government response to the "Technical consultation on implementation of planning changes" (which ran for 8 weeks from 18/02/2016 until 15/04/2016): Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 5 additional appeal decisions (total = 58) …

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, and 4 x Part 3 Class P), which means that the informal lists of prior approval appeals now include the following: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: DCLG has updated its “Permitted development rights for householders – Technical Guidance” document (April 2017) …

[NOTE: For other updates to the "Technical Guidance" document, please view the following posts:
- This post for the January 2013 updates.
- This post and this post for the October 2013 updates.
- This post for the April 2014 updates.
- This post for the April 2016 updates.
- This post for the April 2017 updates.]

Introduction:

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has updated its "Permitted development rights for householders - Technical Guidance" document. As such, the current and previous versions of the "Technical Guidance" document are now as follows: Continue reading

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (March 2017) …

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

Court of Appeal judgment about whether a condition removes permitted development rights under Part 3 of the GPDO (29/03/2017) …

Introduction:

The following Court of Appeal judgment about whether a condition removes permitted development rights under Part 3 of the GPDO (i.e. "Changes of use") was handed down on 29/03/2017: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (06/04/2017) …

[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 06/04/2017: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (06/04/2017) …

[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 06/04/2017: Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 1 additional appeal decision (total = 53) …

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