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Dying Embers of the Coalition Government

On 25th March Eric Pickles made his last Ministerial Statements as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government under the current parliament. He announced a raft of changes to planning policy and guidance which included amendments to the General Permitted Development Order and a new Development Management Procedure Order. With regard to solar  energy [...]

2017-04-25T10:26:27+00:00April 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Christchurch & East Dorset Local Plan – Part 2

  Christchurch & East Dorset District Councils have announced their Initial Scoping publicity with regards to Part 2 of the Joint Local Plan - Site Allocations and Development Management Policies. View the notification document - Local Plan Part 2 You are invited to comment on what matters should be included in Local Plan Part 2. The [...]

2016-06-13T14:08:36+00:00March 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

A New Continuing Care Retirement Community for Bromsgrove

  A recent Planning Committee considered an application submitted by Tanner & Tilley Town Planning on behalf of Aspen Retirement Ltd for an 81 bedroom Care Home, 66 Extra Care Apartments and 26 Sheltered Affordable Apartments in the Town Centre of Bromsgrove. John Montgomery, Operations Director at Tanner & Tilley, explained to the Committee that [...]

2017-04-25T10:26:27+00:00February 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Development And The Community Infrastructure Levy

  The background to planning obligations and the Community Infrastructure Levy Planning obligations are a tool used by Local Authorities to mitigate the impact of unacceptable development to make it acceptable in planning terms. Obligations should meet the tests that they are necessary to make the development acceptable in planning terms, directly related to the [...]

2017-04-25T10:26:27+00:00January 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments