South Lakeland Land Allocations Hearing Dates Set

July 24th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

The Inspector has been appointed and hearing dates set for 23rd to 26th October. Read More.

New Planning Fees revealed

July 20th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Increased planning fees from Autumn 2012 have been revealed in draft regulations. Read more.

Lancaster Local Plan Latest

July 18th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Lancaster City Council’s Full Council meeting in September will consider a draft Development Management Policies and a¬†Land Allocations document in September before being issued for consultation. The authority are also to consider a partial review of its adopted Core Strategy with three key elements; reduced housing requirements, early greenfield site release for housing and a … Read more

Duty to prepare local plans that provide for housing needs

July 18th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

In allowing  an appeal for 1000 homes in Gloucestershire Eric Pickles makes clear that local plans must be prepared expeditiously to make provision for the future needs fo their areas. Read more.

Wokingham appeal successful for 274 homes

July 13th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

The Minister attached considerable weight to a five year land supply shortfall. Read More.

The National Park Authority resolved to grant planning permission for a scheme at Backbarrow Ironworks including 29 dwellings. Development plan policy requires 26 to be affordable but for financial viablity reasons only 6 are to be affordable, 6 to meet local needs and 17 are to be restricted to Cumbria residents. In coming to this … Read more

Allerdale Local Plan Consultation

July 9th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

The Allerdale Local Plan Core Strategy Preferred Options has been issued for consulation. The deadline for submissions is 31st July 2012. If you have land and property affected by the proposals it is important that submissions are made. If you requires assistance contact Garner Planning Associates. To read more click here.

English housebuilding ‘could drop below 100,000′

July 6th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Housing completions are likely to fall below 100,000 in 2012, with housing completions in the first quarter 18% below the same period in 2011.

Five year land supply shortfall results greenfield release

July 6th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

A planning inspector considers it necessary to allow an appeal for 111 dwellings in Leceistershire where land supply was between two and three years.

Plans to streamline outline application requirements

July 5th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

The requirement to provide layouts as part of outline applications could be removed. Read More.