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19
May

Queens Speech – Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Bill announced

Yesterday’s Queens Speech introduced yet another planning related bill, this time dealing with the following five key issues: Neighbourhood Planning […]

21
Apr

One Step Closer for Birmingham’s Development Plan

  It has been announced in the press today that the Government Planning Inspectorate have endorsed the Birmingham Development Plan […]

14
Mar

Office to Residential Rights Permanence Confirmed

. Following a statement by the Prime Minister last October, the government has now confirmed that the rights will be […]

13
Jan

Housing and Planning Bill Moves to the House of Lords

  The Housing and Planning Bill will now be considered by the House of Lords having passed its third reading following […]

5
Aug

Small Development and Vacant Building Credit Exemptions Now Don’t Apply

  The High Court has recently upheld a challenge by West Berkshire and Reading Borough Councils against the Governments controversial […]

14
Jul

Birmingham CIL – Now is the time to act!

  Birmingham City Council has confirmed that, subject to full Council approval, it intends to adopt its Community Infrastructure Levy […]

10
Jul

Fixing the Foundations: Creating a More Prosperous Nation

Earlier today, in Birmingham, Business Secretary Sajid Javid unveiled plans to move planning forward and to make it easier to […]

27
Mar

Some Major Changes to Permitted Development Rights Are Coming…

  Everyone in the world of planning will have worked with the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995. […]

3
Dec

Autumn Statement and the World of Planning

  Some of the content of the statement was already known: The government has announced more than 1,400 flood defence projects are […]

7
Apr

Further ‘Permitted’ Changes of Uses Come into Force

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as […]