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Short Read :  Permitted Development. Upward extensions. The rules.

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The Government has introduced several new permitted development rights to allow upwards extensions to various existing properties including houses and commercial properties. The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2020 will come into effect on 31 August 2020 and is the second phase of the… Continue reading →

What’s the use? Use Classes Order changes: September 1

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The Government has proposed the most radical shake up to the planning use classes since the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 was introduced. The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 come into effect on 1 September. A new Class E (commercial, business and… Continue reading →

COVID-19: Planning permissions: Deemed discharge.

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At this critical time, when Local Planning Authorities (“LPAs”) are contending with the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, the deemed discharge provisions introduced in 2015, to reduce delays in the planning process are a valuable mechanism to secure approval of planning conditions without having to wait for a condition discharge… Continue reading →