Nov 26, 2020
A company has lost an attempt to reopen a 14-year-old case involving compulsory purchase by Lancaster City Council.
Nov 26, 2020
An officer’s report to a planning committee did not mislead members when it failed to mention that Mid Sussex District Council could no longer require a local landowner to sell it a site, the High Court has said.
Nov 25, 2020
A landlord who pleaded guilty to two offences of failing to comply with a planning enforcement notice has been handed a confiscation order of nearly £260,000.
Nov 24, 2020
Law Commission says acceptance of majority of its recommendations by Welsh Government will see "dramatic simplification" of planning law
The Law Commission has hailed the Welsh Government’s acceptance of the majority of its proposed reforms to planning laws in Wales.
Nov 20, 2020
South Cambridgeshire District Council is to commence proceedings in the High Court after discovering two planning permission errors.
Nov 19, 2020
A developer must pay costs in a case where it claimed the General Permitted Development Order applied even though an unlawful conversion was involved.
Nov 17, 2020
Campaign group vows to appeal after Divisional Court dismisses legal challenge over extensions to permitted development rights
The Divisional Court has rejected a legal challenge over Government changes to permitted development rights that came into force in August this year.
Nov 16, 2020
A consortium of construction companies has failed in an appeal over a High Court judge’s dismissal of its claim for a declaration that the decision of an independent expert in relation to a revised section 106 agreement was not conclusive and binding on the parties.
Nov 13, 2020
District council fails in Planning Court challenge to finding it failed to comply with duty to cooperate
Sevenoaks District Council has failed in a Planning Court challenge to an inspector’s finding that it had failed to comply with the duty to cooperate when preparing the Sevenoaks District Local Plan for its administrative area.
Nov 12, 2020
Gloucestershire County Council has denounced as “a disgrace” a further attempt by a parish councillor to judicially review permission for a new secondary school in Cheltenham.