Goodbye Class G – Hello Super G….but there is a catch! – Updated October 2021

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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2021 (snappy title!) was laid before parliament on the 9th July and makes the much needed consequential changes following the wholesale alteration to the Use Classes Order in September of last year. A copy of the legislation can be found at […]

Are HMO’s now supported within the National Framework?

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Back in 2012 the NPPF included an important paragraph. To deliver a wide choice of high quality homes, widen opportunities for homeownership and create sustainable, inclusive and mixed communities, localplanning authorities should:● plan for a mix of housing based on current and future demographictrends, market trends and the needs of different groups in the community(such […]

Decision Making Behaviour

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It is fair to say that planning authorities in England have their favourite forms of development and in equal measure those developments they love to hate. This behaviour comes from those at the very top of the department and filters down through the teams to form part of the personality of the planning authority. Those […]