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Planning policy for conserving the historic environment

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 19 2010

Following the introduction of a new national Planning Policy Statement (PPS) 5 (Planning for the Historic Environment) on 23 March 2010, developers seeking to demolish or modify heritage assets (whether formally designated or not and including buildings, monuments, sites, places, areas or landscapes having a degree of architectural or historic significance) are likely to find it increasingly challenging (and costly) to obtain planning consent

New planning fees regulations

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 1 2010

New fee regulations came into force on Friday 26th February 2010 which will make it considerably cheaper for developers to obtain an extension of an existing planning permission granted before 1st October 2009 which has not yet expired or to apply for minor amendments to an existing permission

Major infrastructure projects under the Coalition Government

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2010

The future of the Infrastructure Planning Commission set up to deal with major infrastructure projects has been in some doubt during the election campaign with the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats saying they would abolish it

IPC fees regulations 2010

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2010

The Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) was established by the Planning Act 2008 and will be the body responsible for the consenting of nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs

National Policy Statements - ports infrastructure

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2010

On 9 November 2009, the Department for Transport (DfT) published a consultation on a draft National Policy Statement (NPS) to guide planning decisions on port infrastructure (the Ports NPS

Flood and Water Management Act 2010 - implications for the property owners and developers

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 19 2010

On 8 April 2010, the Flood and Water Management Act (the Act) received Royal Assent

The lawfulness of development and immunity from enforcement action

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2010

Planning permission is required for the carrying out of any "development" of land, which includes both operational development and material change in use of any buildings or other land

Limitation on the use of planning obligations

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 19 2010

From 6 April 2010, local planning authorities will not be able to consider a payment or other benefit offered pursuant to a section 106 agreement (a planning obligation) as "material" to a decision to grant planning permission unless certain statutory criteria are met

Sustainable development: the life cycle of a commercial building

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 15 2010

There is increasing legislative and market pressure on the property industry to design, construct, use and demolish buildings in a way that both mitigates and adapts to climate change (e.g. by reducing carbon emissions and ensuring the ability of buildings to withstand extreme weather changes

The Marine Bill - opportunities and challenges

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2009

On 4 December 2008, the Marine and Coastal Access Bill (the Marine Bill) was introduced into Parliament as part of the Government’s legislative programme for 2008 2009