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Developer loses court challenge over sending neighbourhood plan to referendum

Developer loses court challenge over sending neighbourhood plan to referendum – report by Local Government Lawyer

Monday, 08 December 2014

A property developer has failed in a High Court challenge to a council’s decision to allow a neighbourhood development plan to proceed to a referendum.

In Larkfleet Homes Ltd, R (on the application of) v . . . → Read More: Developer loses court challenge over sending neighbourhood plan to referendum

Planning Portal – Report questions household projections

The Planning Portal writes:

New research suggests that English councils could be underestimating housing need by up to 30 per cent in some cases because of an overreliance on official household projection data, according to the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

That’s the key finding of a study commissioned by the RTPI from the University . . . → Read More: Planning Portal – Report questions household projections

Pickles blocks Essex green belt development

By Pete Apps via Pickles blocks Essex green belt development | News | Inside Housing.

Eric Pickles has blocked a green belt development overturning a planning inspectorate decision it should go ahead to combat a ‘severe lack’ of housing.

The communities secretary said allowing the homes to be built would ‘undermine’ green belt national policy.

. . . → Read More: Pickles blocks Essex green belt development

Broughton Astley Neighbourhood Plan reaches examination stage

The publication Neighbourhood Planning reports that:

The draft Broughton Astley Neighbourhood Plan circulated earlier this year has been amended to take into account the comments and suggestions made by consultation bodies and local people.

The revised, examination version of the Neighbourhood Plan has now been submitted to Harborough District Council in order to undergo a . . . → Read More: Broughton Astley Neighbourhood Plan reaches examination stage

Pioneering parish council publishes local building orders

John Geoghegan and Jamie Carpenter report:

A pioneering Mid Sussex parish council has become one of the first in England to publish orders that allow communities to grant planning permission for new buildings, sidestepping the normal planning application process.

Slaugham Parish Council and Mid Sussex District Council have today published the Slaugham Parish neighbourhood plan . . . → Read More: Pioneering parish council publishes local building orders

Ministers streamline local development order regime

Ministers have acted to reduce their involvement in the regime surrounding local development orders (LDOs).

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A Government amendment tabled during the consideration of the Growth and Infrastructure Bill currently under detailed scrutiny in the Lords removes the requirement for the Secretary of State (SoS) to require a report from the local authority before . . . → Read More: Ministers streamline local development order regime