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When does a planning obligation no longer serve a 'useful purpose'?

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When is a ‘useful purpose’ not a useful purpose when it comes to planning obligations? A recent judgement helps bring clarity to a contentious area. The recent judgement in R. (on the application of Mansfield District Council) v Secretary of...

Planning Application Fee Increase

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The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (Regulations) were made on 20 December 2017, essentially introducing a 20% increase in planning fees, and came into...

Community Infrastructure Levy and Rural Developments

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Shruti Trivedi, Head of Planning at Roythornes recently delivered a planning update on the application of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) (the Regulations). This prompted some interesting questions with regards to rural...

Planning obligations and appeals

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A recent appeal decision serves as a salutary reminder that planning obligations submitted in support of development proposals need to be legally binding to ensure that they can be relied on in securing permission. In this case, the lesson proved...

Confirmation of the Nottingham HS2 Phase 2b Route

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On 17 July 2017 the Secretary of State for Transport announced his decision on the safeguarded route for HS2 Phase 2b, from Crewe to Manchester and from the West Midlands to Leeds. This follows on from a consultation carried out on a number of route...