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Now in force: Replacement section 237 procedure for overcoming rights of light (along with other new provisions under the Housing and Planning Act 2016)

Authors: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning and Lucy Morton, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London Replacement section 237: Yesterday (13 July), the new provisions allowing local authorities to override easements and other rights (including rights to light) came into force, … Continue reading

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Permission in Principle and Environmental Impacts (2016 Planning Consultation)

Author: Martyn Jarvis, Associate, Planning, London This Friday (15 April) is the deadline for responses to the Government's 'Technical Consultation on Planning Changes' (launched on 18 February 2016). The consultation sets out the Government's proposals to put flesh onto the … Continue reading

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Housing and Planning Bill announced

Yesterday (13 October 2015) the Housing and Planning Bill was published, proposing new planning legislation including requirements for starter homes in section 106 agreements, planning permission in principle on brownfield sites, and allowing housing elements to be included in NSIPs. … Continue reading

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