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.

Statutory consultees may become liable for appeal costs

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

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Planning application fees to rise by 15%

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

Greg Clark has announces that planning fees are to increase by approximately 15% this autumn. To read more click here.

Sainsbury’s appeal at Kendal Rugby Club rejected

June 29th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Sainsbury’s second appeal has been dismissed impacting upon proposed plans to relocate to Oxenholme Road.

Land supply shortfall justifies greenfield planning permission

June 29th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Planning permission has been granted by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles for 1150 dwellings in Lancashire where the planning authority could only demonstrate 1.4 years supply.

Planning fees announcement due within weeks

June 29th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Shona Dunn, Planning Director at the Department for Communities and Local Government has indicated an intention to set out the way forward in relation to a review of planning application fees that may mean individual councils could be allowed to set out their own fees.