Great Yarmouth Borough Council Call for Sites expected this summer

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is currently working on their Local Plan which plans for housing, jobs and growth and sets…

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Greater Norwich Call for Sites 16 May 2016 – 8 July 2016

Broadland District Council, Norwich City Council and South Norfolk Council have agreed to work together with Norfolk County Council to…

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Draft Cycling and Walking Consultation Launched

The government has launched a consultation on its draft Cycling and Walking Strategy for consultation. They seek suggestions and evidence…

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Forest Heath consulting on their Local Plan documents

The consultation on Forest Heath’s Preferred Options Local Plan documents in accordance with Regulation 18 of the Town and Country…

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New Rural Planning Review Launched

A new Rural Planning Review seeks to reduce regulatory burdens to support new homes, jobs and innovation.  Rural entrepreneurs and…

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Office to Residential conversions to become permanent but demolitions on hold

The rules for office-to-residential conversions under Permitted Development rights which are currently temporary are set to become permanent from 6…

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High Court judge rules that residential gardens, parks, recreation grounds and allotments on previously developed land in the countryside are brownfield land

High Court judge rules that residential gardens, parks, recreation grounds and allotments on previously developed land in the countryside are…

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Self-build registers will be considered a material consideration in planning decisions from April

New planning guidance has been published which suggests that the numbers of people seeking self-build plots in local authority areas…

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Review of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

Government ministers are carrying out an independent review of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). CIL was introduced in 2010 to…

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Office to residential demolitions – What it means for developers and councils

In October 2015, the government announced that temporary measures allowing conversion of offices into housing would become permanent. For the…

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