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02/07/20 - Permitted development – changes to permit upwards extensions and require adequate light in house conversions

Michael Harman, Planning Law Solicitor and Partner at Holmes & Hills highlights changes to legislation relating to the upwards extension of housing.

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20/04/20 - Planning and Environmental Law Committees call for time extensions, deferral of CIL payments and flexibility regarding S106 Agreements

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government has received a jointly written letter from the Planning and Environmental Law Committees of the City of London Law Society and the Law Society...

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08/04/20 - The Planning Inspectorate’s Statement, 25th March 2020

Steven Hopkins discusses the impact that the Government's measures for tackling Coronavirus are having on planning appeals, highlighting the main points arising from the Planning Inspectorate ('PINS') statement dated 25th March 2020.

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08/04/20 - The Planning Court during the Coronavirus pandemic

Michael Harman discusses operational changes made by the Planning Court in order to allow it to continue conducting its business, as well as the implications of these changes.

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08/04/20 - Permitted Development Rights: changes in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic

The government introduces Class DA permitted right in order to support businesses and the availability of food supply.

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08/04/20 - Keeping a planning permission alive during the Coronavirus crisis - time limits, S106 agreements and CIL payments

Time limits for implementing a planning permission and submitting a reserved maters application to a local authority remain the same. Commercial viability of sites will be under scrutiny...

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02/04/20 - Coronavirus Act 2020 provides for virtual Planning Committee meetings

Jo Lilliott puts the spotlight on 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and its important implications for Planning Committee meetings.

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