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E’ is for Easter and for Use Class E

Easter this year not only represents arguably the most important date on the Christian calendar but also society as a whole stumbling into the light as we ap...

Commencement in Any Language

When it comes to development which has been authorised by planning permission, commencement means different things at different stages. If a planning permiss...

Planning Enforcement: Beware of the PCN

Local planning authorities have various powers to compel a landowner to provide information about land in their areas. This includes the power to serve Plann...

Planning for the Future: Reforms to Watch Out For

With less than a month left to respond to the consultation on the Planning for the Future White Paper, now is a good time as any t...

2020: A Year of Planning Changes

This year has seen a rash of planning changes, particularly since March. Some changes have been made to enable the planning system to operate during the glob...

Proposed Changes to the Planning System

At present the world of planning and development is at the forefront of government reforms. There is an ongoing consultation into many changes within the pla...

Containers as Homes, Businesses & Shops: From a Planning Lawyer's Perspective

We have received a number of queries about installing and living in storage containers – so-called ‘container homes’ – particularly o...

Planning & COVID-19

We have already published a blog and updated our...

Planning Decisions in a Global Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic, lockdown measures and the need to practice social distancing will have a significant impact on the area of planning decision making...

What is the Difference Between a Planning Lawyer and a Planning Consultant?

Our planning team prides itself on its ability to work alongside clients and their agents, architects or planning consultants, to achieve the best possible o...

Is Planning Permission Required for Camping Pods and Yurts?

One issue which raises its head from time to time, concerns the ever developing world and diversification of outdoor activities such as ‘yurts’ a...

Planning Permission and Keeping Horses

In recent years development involving horses has become increasingly popular. Farm land and buildings are being sold or let to individuals hoping to use the...

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30 Jan 2018

Planning Permission and Keeping Horses

In recent years development involving horses has become increasingly popular. Farm land and buildings are being sold ...

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