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Planning - Supreme Court decision finally deals with "as of right" in town and village green cases

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

One of the early town and village green (TVG) cases dealt with land owned by a local authority and used for many years as informal public open space

Planning - Limitations on planning permissions

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

Since the "I'm Your Man" case in 1998 (I'm Your Man Ltd v Sec of State for the Environment), it has been settled law that if a limitation is to be

Planning - Importance of the officer's report to committee

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

When the planning committee of the local planning authority is determining a planning application, the planning officer will write a report on which

Planning - Pre-NPPF housing figures

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

In Gallagher Homes Ltd v Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council 2014, the claimant's sites for housing development were placed in the green belt in

Planning - the new Planning Court, revised planning guidance, restated green belt policy, and what constitutes a screening opinion

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

As mentioned in our alert of NovemberDecember 2013, a new and specialist Planning Court is being created. It will open for business on 6 April 2014

Planning update - a round-up of some of this month's decisions relating to planning - February 2014

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2014

In R (on the application of Thakenham Village Action Ltd) v Horsham District Council 2014 EWHC 67 (Admin), Lindblom J considered the validity of a

Planning

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 27 2013

As a result of a consultation exercise, Parts 52 and 54 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 are amended as of 1 July 2013. Please see The Civil

'Salami slicing' to avoid environmental impact assessment

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2012

Where a development proposal falls within one of the 'Schedule 2' categories in the Environmental Assessment Regulations, the developer must seek a screening opinion from the local planning authority

Judicial review of planning consent - elementary, my dear Watson!

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2012

The High Court has quashed planning permission and listed building consent for proposals to redevelop Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's former home

Planning - town and village green decisions

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 23 2012

As trailed in the March edition of property update, two Court of Appeal judgments on town and village greens (TVGs) were handed down in March