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Town and village green law: Supreme Court decision on ‘statutory incompatibility’

Overview of a lifeline from the Supreme Court to help save land held for statutory purposes being registered as a town or village green
17 February 2020

Planning enforcement action: are stricter controls being imposed?

If planning permission is not obtained (intentionally or as an oversight), the local planning authority can take enforcement action. The most commonly used power is a planning enforcement notice.
10 October 2017

Proposals for permitted development rights to support 5G rollout

Industry operators, local authorities and landowners: we highlight government’s proposals in its consultation on permitted development rights to support the 5G roll out

05 September 2019

Update on agricultural occupancy conditions

Agricultural occupancy conditions are important considerations for landowners, their agents and developers of rural dwellings

16 July 2019

High Court provides new guidance on orders made under s119 of the Highways Act 1980

Useful new interpretative guidance on s119 of the Highways Act has been given by the High Court in the case of The Open Spaces Society v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
04 June 2020

Overlapping planning permissions: which one is valid?

Court of Appeal endorsement of High Court’s conclusions on principles for determining the validity of overlapping consents. We highlight the key points for landowners, developers and local authorities
23 November 2020

Listed building enforcement: a new appeal consideration

The recent Supreme Court case of Dill looks to the heart of listed building protection, giving new guidance on whether something is a ‘building’
09 June 2020

Garden communities: current thinking and proposed changes to the planning system

Garden Communities remain firmly on the development agenda. We consider recent events and proposals in relation to garden communities
13 July 2020

Greater controls proposed for short-term lets in Scotland

An overview of the Scottish Government’s proposals for increased regulation of commercial short term lettings like Airbnb
23 January 2020

Development plans and trigger events prevent registration of land as Town or Village Green

For landowners and developers, we consider the range of qualifying factors (or trigger events) that can apply to prevent an application to register a town or village green under the Commons Act 2006
17 July 2019

Permitted Development Rights - the importance of obtaining prior approval

This article considers recent decisions relating to Class O permitted development which highlight that prior approval should be sought before undertaking works.
22 April 2020

Consenting for electricity storage – latest proposals

Government is proposing most electricity storage projects are consented by local authorities and not as nationally significant infrastructure projects
24 October 2019
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