Monthly Archives: June 2013

New measures to streamline planning permission

New rules come into effect on 25 June intended to simplify planning applications. Currently, design and access statements are required for many applications, including small-scale ones. ¬†In future, only major applications – for example, 10 or more dwellings or buildings … Continue reading

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Reduced guidance good news for planning consultants

The government has announced it is to reduce technical guidance on planning permission issues. Accepting the recommendations of a review carried out last year, the government is to publish reduced guidance and, at the same time, abolish existing guidance. The … Continue reading

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