Monthly Archives: March 2014

National practice guidance launched

Government guidance, used for deciding planning applications and appeals and for making plans, has been revamped and published on a new website. The interactive guidance replaces 7,000 pages of documents some of which went back to the 1970s and 80s. … Continue reading

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Building tax removed on self-build and extension planning permissions

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a tax on development imposed by some councils when planning permission is given. Changes came into effect on 24 February taking self-build houses and domestic annexes and extensions out of the scope of the tax. … Continue reading

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