Planning

Self Build stays on the agenda with new cabinet ...

17/Sep/2019

The new cabinet is coming out in support of Custom and Self Build as a part of a wider route to growing housing supply in the UK ...

Scottish Planning Act requires authorities to maintain lists of aspiring ...

12/Sep/2019

The new Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 requires planning authorities to maintain a list of people wishing to Self Build ...

IEA calls for ‘lighter touch’ for self-build as part of ...

27/Aug/2019

The Institute of Economic Affairs recently published Raising the Roof, a report on solving the UK’s housing crisis, including a call for a “lighter touch” in terms of planning to facilitate ...

Shelter highlights 280,000 shortfall in homes completed, compared to permissions ...

15/Aug/2019

Shelter's data indicates a 280,000 shortfall between planning permissions granted and the number of homes built out since 2013 ...

Game changing planning appeal grants Self Build site due to ...

28/Jun/2019

A planning inspector has allowed plans for 30 Self Build plots in Woodville, Swadlincote, following North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) initial refusal to grant outline planning permission. Lauren Land ...

Planning system problems threaten government’s 300,000 housing target, finds PAC ...

27/Jun/2019

The Public Accounts Committee has found that inherent problems in the planning system seriously jeopardises government's 300,000 annual new homes target ...

Lack of policy secures Self Build permission outside development boundaries ...

17/Jun/2019

A lack of provision for Self Build led to to wins for SF Planning in cases outside village boundaries ...