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New rules for planning conditions

“New planning rules will come into force on 1 October 2018 that will require Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) to engage with applicants before imposing pre-commencement conditions on a planning permission”, says...

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Update on Class Q barn conversions

“Changes to planning rules come into force on 6 April 2018 that will increase the number of dwellings that it will be possible to develop under the Class Q permitted development...

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Breach of agricultural occupancy conditions

“Where planning permission for a dwelling was granted subject to an agricultural occupancy condition, and where that condition has been breached continuously for more than ten years, the planning system provides...

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When not to go to court

“When two or more people fall out with each other to the point where there is a dispute that can only be resolved by someone else deciding the answer, the first...

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