DoC

Picture the scene: You’ve secured planning consent.  You’re excited. You start building. But then realise you have not discharged your pre-commencement conditions! This scenario is all too common. It is not the end of the world, but situations such as … Continued

Emerging Local Plans for 2018

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Below is a list of Local Authorities that do not have a post-NPPF Local Plan in place. There are some 238 in this position. During 2018 these Local Authorities will very likely either be: (1) undertaking public consultation on their … Continued

Map

The below ‘Housing need consultation data table’ sets out the housing need for each local planning authority using DCLG’s proposed new method. Consultation on the method is open until 9 November 2017 with a view to adopting the new proposals by … Continued

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proposed design for three dwellings by Carbon Creative

The Plainview Planning team have recently submitted a planning application for an exciting development in London. The project seeks the removal of several derelict outbuildings and the development of 4 x 3 bed dwellings in a unique setting in a … Continued

isolated home

 A Court of Appeal judge has made a very interesting observation about isolated homes that flies in the face of many decisions in the last few years. Isolated Homes When the NPPF was introduced in 2012 there were a flurry … Continued

RHomes

Negotiation and a comprehensive planning response has enabled the discharge of several complex pre-commencement conditions on a site for 14 new homes in Bradford. The site: We were approached by a developer who had purchased the site with an existing consent … Continued

MassingPlainview

Plainview Planning has developed a way to quickly model a wide geographic area in 3D. This allows for early stage massing models to understand development options and far reaching views. This approach goes beyond the commonly utilised Sketchup estimates, being … Continued

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enmed

We are delighted with our recent enforcement appeal success against Worthing Borough Council which also saw full costs awarded to our client. The grounds: The crux of the alleged enforcement was over a small section of an existing car park … Continued

evidence timeline

Plainview Planning recently stepped in at the last minute to assist an appellant who was out of their depth. The appellant had submitted an appeal following a refusal of a Certificate of Lawfulness for 3 flats in Hackney. The basis of the appellant’s … Continued

vacantbuildings

The English planning system is all about making efficient use of land.  Councils therefore, will usually encourage the effective use of vacant buildings. Such decisions are dependent on a number of factors and in order to identify the next potential … Continued

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