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Planning Update: Class ZA

Vacant industrial or office building? Here’s how to redevelop it for housing without needing a full planning permission…

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Changes to the current planning system

Further to the "Planning for the Future" White Paper and associated consultation, the Government has quietly launched a separate consultation on a series of more immediate changes to the planning system.

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The Planning White Paper: Radical reform or minor amendments?

The Government has issued its long-awaited and much trailed White Paper on reforming the planning system. It weighs in at 43 pages and so this article does not attempt to summarise the whole paper, but rather to pick out some of the more interesting ideas contained within in it.

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Government issues new permitted development rights

The Government has now released details of the proposed changes to the planning system, which include a suite of radical changes to the Use Classes Order and permitted development rights.

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Demystifying Cumulative Effects

DHA's Tim Spicer has his article featured in IEMAs Journal 7 on 'Demystifying cumulative effects assessment'

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