Jun 23, 2022
A local campaign group has been granted permission for judicial review of a decision by South Cambridgeshire District Council to approve a 4,000-home development for a new town on the outskirts of Cambridge.
Jun 22, 2022
Levelling-Up and Regeneration Bill will radically centralise planning decision making and erode public participation, MPs warn
The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee has said government proposals to reform the planning system would "radically" centralise planning decision-making and "substantially" erode public participation in the planning system.
Jun 21, 2022
A judicial review challenging Wiltshire Council's decision-making in relation to a major new distributor road serving a large-scale development project, the Future Chippenham programme, has been dismissed by a High Court judge.
Jun 21, 2022
The High Court has quashed Bristol City Council's grant of planning permission for a 62-home development on a former zoo car park, following a judicial review claim that argued the local authority based its decision on a flawed planning officer's report.
Jun 20, 2022
Uttlesford District Council is to make a Part 36 Offer to Stansted Airport Limited (STAL) of £1.4m in full and final settlement of planning appeal costs.
Jun 13, 2022
Property manager hit with £73k confiscation order after conversion of family homes into flats without permission
A property manager who illegally converted two family homes into eight flats without permission has been ordered to pay £73,850.
Jun 13, 2022
Councils express concern at impact of nutrient and water neutrality on housing supply, criticise uncertainty over offset schemes
More than seven per cent of all of England’s planned house building cannot go ahead due to river pollution levels, with further house building banned in other areas because of low water levels, analysis by the Local Government Association has suggested.
Jun 10, 2022
Local resident agrees adjournment of student housing judicial review challenge in light of change in council administration
A Barnet Council resident has accepted a request by the London borough's legal team to adjourn his judicial review application over plans to build student accommodation in Hendon.
Jun 09, 2022
Castle Point Borough Council is at risk of Government intervention after the local authority voted to abandon a local plan at least four years in the making, according to the council's chief executive.
Jun 07, 2022
City council to bring legal challenge after planning inspector grants permission for 289-dwelling scheme
Newcastle City Council has announced it will challenge a planning inspector's decision to accept a developer's appeal and grant planning permission for a 289-dwelling high-rise set upon a historic quay near the town centre.
May 31, 2022
Local authority and county cricket club defeat appeal over refusal of planning for major scheme next to ground
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council and Lancashire County Cricket Club have defeated a developer’s appeal against the refusal of planning permission for a residential development which the club feared would lead to noise objections from future residents limiting concerts at the ground.
May 30, 2022
Council secures strike out of parts of witness statement for claimant in £1.7m planning negligence dispute
Hertsmere Borough Council has had 11 paragraphs wholly or partly struck out of a witness statement from developer Primavera Associates, with which it is locked in a planning dispute.