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Planning Enforcement

Planning Enforcement CoverThis new edition is essential reading for barristers and solicitors specialising in planning law, planning officers and consultants and academics.

Author: Richard Harwood QC
Published: 18-05-2020
Format: Paperback
Edition: 3rd
Extent: 664
ISBN: 9781526506726
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 248 x 156 mm
RRP: £130.00

Planning enforcement is one of the most diverse and complex areas of law. It is primarily concerned with the taking of steps against development carried out without planning permission or in breach of conditions of a planning permission. The key topics explored and analysed in this edition include:

- enforcement notices, stop notices, temporary stop notices and breach of condition notices
- the parallel enforcement provisions for listed buildings, conservation areas and the remainder of the historic environment and hazardous substances
- enforcement powers for planning obligations, trees, tidying up land and advertising
- the Community Infrastructure Levy and the development consent regime for nationally significant infrastructure projects
- the Human Rights Act as decisions to carry out enforcement are affected by the Act as well as a raft of duties such as the Public Sector Equality Duty and responsibilities towards children
- appeals, injunctions and High Court challenges

The book includes full coverage of planning enforcement in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Planning Enforcement, 3rd Edition, complements Planning Permission and Planning Policy, offering a comprehensive and authoritative Bloomsbury Professional library for the planning practitioner.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Breach of Planning Control
Chapter 3 Time Limits on Enforcement
Chapter 4 The Decision to Enforce and the Developer's Response
Chapter 5 Obtaining Information
Chapter 6 Enforcement Notices
Chapter 7 Appeal against an Enforcement Notice
Chapter 8 Enforcing Enforcement Notices: Prosecution and Direct Action
Chapter 9 Environmental Impact Assessment
Chapter 10 Stop Notices
Chapter 11 Temporary Stop Notices
Chapter 12 Breach of Condition Notices
Chapter 13 Submission Notices in Northern Ireland
Chapter 14 Injunctions
Chapter 15 Discontinuance, Revocation and Maintenance of Land
Chapter 17 Trees and Hedgerows
Chapter 18 Advertising Control
Chapter 19 Planning Obligations and Planning Agreements
Chapter 20 Hazardous Substances
Chapter 21 Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects
Chapter 22 Community Infrastructure Levy
Chapter 23 Lawful Development Certificates
Chapter 24 High Court Challenges
Appendix 1 Town and Country Planning Act 1990
Appendix 2 The Town and Country Planning (Enforcement Notices and Appeals (England) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/2682)
Appendix 3 The Town and Country Planning (Enforcement) (Written Representations Procedure) (England) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/2683)
Appendix 4 The Town and Country Planning (Enforcement) (Hearings Procedure) (England) Rules 2002 (SI 2002/2684)
Appendix 5 The Town and Country Planning (Enforcement) (Determination by Inspectors) (Inquiries Procedure) (England) Rules 2002 (SI 2002/2685)
Appendix 6 The Town and Country Planning (Enforcement) (Inquiries Procedure) (England) Rules 2002 (SI 2002/2686)
Appendix 7 Model Forms

About the author

Richard Harwood QC is a planning, environment and public law QC at 39 Essex Chambers. He was awarded Junior of the Year for Environmental and Planning Law at the 2011 Chamber Bar Awards and appointed Queen's Counsel in 2013. In 2014 he was awarded an OBE for services to planning and environment law decision making.

He is a member of the Planning Minister's Local Plans Expert Group and a case editor of the Journal of Planning and Environment Law.

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