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Time limits for Class Q decisions

In a recent decision, published on 31 January this year, the High Court has taken a detailed look at the time limits that apply when a local planning authority (LPA) receives...

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February deadline for RDPE capital grants

The RDPE Growth Programme is currently open for applications for grant funding for projects which create jobs and growth in the rural economy. These grants are available to both new and...

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Right of access or ownership?

“We have had a surprising number of cases recently where it has come to light that the extent of our clients’ registered legal title does not include all or part of...

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Unintended consequences

“A recent case provides an important reminder of the significance of unintended consequences that can arise from the use by Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) of occupancy and other restrictive planning conditions”,...

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Planning enforcement

“Our caseload of instructions from clients who have received letters from Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) threatening to take enforcement action for breaches of planning conditions or unauthorised development has increased significantly...

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