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Guernsey planning matters: I have a redundant glasshouse site. Can I obtain planning permission to use the site for something else?

Guernsey - May 31 2018 When the Island Development Plan ("IDP") was adopted in November 2016, it introduced greater scope to redevelop redundant glasshouse sites. The States…

Guernsey planning matters: My planning application will be decided at an open planning meeting. What does this mean?

Guernsey - May 24 2018 This means that your planning application will be decided by the political members of the Development & Planning Authority ("DPA") at a meeting which…

Guernsey planning matters: I am thinking of starting a bed and breakfast business from my home. Do I need planning permission?

Guernsey - May 17 2018 Not always. You can operate a bed and breakfast from your home (meaning your permanent residence) without the need for planning permission, depending…

Guernsey planning matters: The Development and Planning Authority cannot issue compliance notices after certain periods. What is the impact of this?

Guernsey - May 10 2018 To recap, the Development and Planning Authority ("DPA") cannot issue a compliance notice for a breach of the planning laws after (1) four years of…

Guernsey planning matters: What could happen if I breach the planning laws?

Guernsey - May 3 2018 The Development and Planning Authority ("DPA") has a duty under law to investigate and take action against possible breaches of planning control…