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Community infrastructure levy

“The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) regulations are a complex area of planning law and can have a significant impact on development costs where they have been implemented by Local Planning Authorities...

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Pre-commencement conditions

“From time to time we come across cases where a landowner has obtained planning permission and commenced development without first having dealt with what are known as pre-commencement conditions. Most planning consents...

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Certificates of lawfulness

“Certificates of Lawfulness offer an excellent but not always well-known solution for dealing with certain planning cases where development requiring planning consent has been carried out without permission or where a...

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Barn conversions

“In February we mentioned the planning guidance that says that where buildings are being converted using Class Q permitted development rights they must be structurally sound and capable of conversion without...

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