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Planning & Basic Instincts

Two planning appeal decisions in July were thought provoking and made me reflect on how developers and consultants approach the promotion of sites. The two appeal decisions were for sites in Essex. One in Uttlesford and the other in Braintree District. Each appeal included issues of a lack of five year housing land supply, a [...]

NPPF Supreme Court Judgement

Perhaps like me, other planning practitioners have read the various commentaries to the recent Supreme Court ruling on the NPPF. It seems that all sides involved are positive about the judgement. They praise the clarity of direction it gives for planning application decision takers. It seems the judgement confirms that "relevant policies" in paragraph 49, [...]