new planning laws

New laws came into force today (26 October 2023) to speed up the planning system and encourage more councils to put in place plans to enable the building of new homes.    These measures have become enshrined in law after the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill received Royal Assent.  The Levelling-up and Regeneration Act is

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Planning and Enforcement Appeals.

From April 2024, people wanting to share their views on planning and enforcement appeals must submit their comments through the Appeals Casework Portal (ACP). Comments will no longer be accepted by email.  For many years people have been encouraged to comment via the web-based ACP. However many still communicated by email.   This resulted in increased administration something

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Raising the roof.

Adding new dwellings on the roof of a block of flats. Class A was introduced in an update to permitted development in 2020 and took effect from 1st August 2020. It allows for the construction of up to two additional floors on a purpose built detached block of flats. This is best described as the upwards extension of two

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