PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Rural development plans outlined for The Trossachs National Park

Rural development plans outlined for The Trossachs National Park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park are set to undertake significant rural development under a new proposed 5 year plan.
Planning application fees increase opposed by Scottish housebuilders

Planning application fees increase opposed by Scottish housebuilders

A proposal from the Scottish government to raise planning application fees has been challenged by housebuilders
online planning applications

Online planning applications website gets revamp of it digital service

The Planning Portal, the online planning applications website, has launched a new website and improved its digital service
online planning applications

Online planning applications bid won by the Planning Portal

The Planning Portal has won a contract to manage online planning applications for all 25 Welsh local planning authorities until 2021
building boom

Building boom for Britain’s cities as figures near record levels

An annual review from Deloitte has revealed the UK’s largest regional cities are experiencing a building boom as construction activity nears record levels
scottish planning system

Scottish planning system consultation has been launched by ministers

A new consultation into the Scottish planning system has been launched by ministers hoping to revamp and modernise the current process
Compulsory purchase orders

Compulsory Purchase Orders: a necessary part of the planning process?

Trevor Ivory, Partner and UK Head of Development & Infrastructure Planning, DLA Piper talks about Compulsory Purchase Orders
prior approval

Prior Approval: he shoots, he scores, or does he?

Mark Thackeray, Principal Consultant, Walsingham Planning asks if prior approval has helped or hindered the planning system
Planning system

Planning system holds back the delivery of new homes

The construction of new homes is being delayed due to the demands placed on homebuilders trying to navigate the planning system
neighbourhood planning bill

Neighbourhood Planning Bill statement offers MPs reassurance

Gavin Barwell has offered assurances over concerns raised by MPs relating to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill
housing targets

LGiU warns planning department cuts make housing targets unattainable

A new report has revealed government housing targets cannot be reached, and cuts to planning department resources are to blame
South Canterbury Development plans

Fate of South Canterbury Development to be decided next week

A decision will be made on the future of the South Canterbury Development at a special planning committee in the city next week
planning inspector

Planning inspector approves 20,000 new homes in the Vale of White Horse

A blueprint for 20,560 new homes across the Vale of White Horse has received approval from a planning inspector, meaning it could be adopted within weeks
planning application

Planning application for a £62m housing project in Newcastle to be decided

A decision on whether to approve or reject plans to build more than 500 homes in Newcastle upon Tyne is set to be made