AEMay2018

2018 has got off to a cracking start for Plainview Planning and we are delighted to be expanding the team once again, as we welcome Alexandra Eatough to our Cheltenham Office. With over 10 years’ consultancy experience, Alex has joined … Continued

Plainviewplanningmaps

A common question that is posed to our team of planners on a regular basis is: “I just want to know… can I get planning permission for XYZ…?” Well, as much as we would love to be able to give an … Continued

land-policy

The government released the draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on Monday 5th March. The last time there were proposed changes to the NPPF was back in 2015. Our review of these draft revisions have identified some … Continued

planning app increase

The publication of the housing white paper last February 2017 included a proposal to increase nationally set planning fees.  Provided local authorities commit to invest the additional fee income in their planning department, the paper confirmed that they would be … Continued

Capture

With the publication of the Housing White Paper in February 2017 it looked like last year was going to be the year of planning policy change.  Instead it became more the year of planning policy delays, which means 2018 is … Continued

More planning decisions for homes outside of the settlement boundary and in urban locations.

Change is on the horizon for the world of planning, much of it geared towards house building. This will bring with it opportunities for landowners and developers, but also forward-thinking parish councils and local communities. These anticipated changes have kept … Continued

StroudLP

The deadline for comments to Stroud District Council’s Local Plan Review is fast approaching. The review represents an excellent opportunity to steer future planning policies. There is also scope for landowners/developers to get sites allocated for future development. You can … Continued

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Rural village aerial view

At Plainview Planning we are regularly instructed to help landowners secure planning permission for new homes outside defined settlement boundaries. The projects can be challenging but the fact that a site falls outside of the defined boundary need not be … Continued

Feature new starter

It is an exciting time at Plainview Planning and we are delighted to announce that 3 new team members have started at our Cheltenham and Chelmsford offices. Cheltenham: Raymond Cole has joined us as a Senior Planner, bringing his extensive … Continued

Figs

Sajid Javid MP, the Secretary of the State for Department of Communities and Local Government, has launched a consultation on a number of proposals to reform the planning system to increase the supply of new homes and local authority capacity … Continued