Update – December 2016

Dec 21, 2016

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  Developers invited to take action St. Albans has been advised that it has not fulfilled its duty to cooperate. David Hogger, the Planning Inspector reviewing the Strategic Local Plan (SLP), wrote to the council giving it two options: to

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Local Plan round-up – December 2016

Dec 21, 2016

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  Waverley, Surrey The Waverley Draft Local Plan was approved by full council at the end of November and is now being submitted for inspection. In the meantime, the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan went to a hearing, before the independent examiner,

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Local Plan round-up – November 2016

Nov 16, 2016

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Hertfordshire Minerals Local Plan For those with interests in quarrying, the news is that the review of the existing Mineral Local Plan (2002-2016) has been delayed for around a year. The original timetable envisaged the draft review being published this

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Update – November 2016

Nov 16, 2016

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Councils pay out £12 million in lost planning appeals Planning appeals have led to some local authorities losing a significant amount of their budget. This is impacting upon wider service delivery, and ultimately has become a barrier to housing delivery.

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New Head of Planning Communications

Oct 20, 2016

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Chelgate has appointed sector specialist and senior counsel Julian Seymour to lead its property communications and stakeholder engagement division, Chelgate Local. With a team of specialists in community, political and stakeholder engagement, Chelgate Local is one of the foremost agencies

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Update – October 2016

Oct 11, 2016

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“It’s time to get building” Sajid Javid, Communities Secretary, speaking at the Conservative Conference last week, has confirmed that a Housing White Paper will be published by the end of the year. It will include significant new measures to speed

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Local Plan round-up – October 2016

Oct 7, 2016

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Below are recent updates of local plans in various authorities: Epping Forest District Council Last Thursday (October 6), Epping Forest DC Cabinet approved the draft Local Plan for Regulation 18 consultation. It will now go before Full Council this week

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