The insertion of new conditions in the Neighbourhood Planning Act could have significant consequences for the sector. DLA Piper's Vanessa Ralph explains The Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017. Not yet in force, section 14 of the 2017 Act inserts a new section 100ZA into...
Karen Howard, Partner at DLA Piper explains how new legislation introduced in the Housing and Planning Act could impact the planning application process Important legislation was introduced in the Housing and Planning Act 2016 ("Act") which could change the landscape of the planning application process. Fundamental new provisions enable the...
To stabilise housing prices, make home ownership affordable and encourage more housebuilding planning regulations need to be loosened
A new planning communications service, which aims to support developers throughout a project has been launched by GK Strategy
A new survey has revealed London is the world’s fifth most expensive city for construction, despite the slump of the pound
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park are set to undertake significant rural development under a new proposed 5 year plan.
A proposal from the Scottish government to raise planning application fees has been challenged by housebuilders
The Planning Portal, the online planning applications website, has launched a new website and improved its digital service
The Planning Portal has won a contract to manage online planning applications for all 25 Welsh local planning authorities until 2021
An annual review from Deloitte has revealed the UK’s largest regional cities are experiencing a building boom as construction activity nears record levels
A new consultation into the Scottish planning system has been launched by ministers hoping to revamp and modernise the current process
Trevor Ivory, Partner and UK Head of Development & Infrastructure Planning, DLA Piper talks about Compulsory Purchase Orders
Mark Thackeray, Principal Consultant, Walsingham Planning asks if prior approval has helped or hindered the planning system