National Space Standards Explained – Planning Pants W/Linda Wright

National Space Standards Explained! | Planning Pants W/Linda Wright Whilst this Statutory Instrument (SI) deals with a number of matters the one making an appearance in most media headlines is that – all new homes in England delivered through ‘Permitted Development’ (PD) rights will have to meet national space standards from 6 April 2021, according […]

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Transition Period and Prior Approval

Transition Period and Prior Approval On 1st September the new amendments to the The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 some into effect. BUT it is important to note that because of the changes to the Use Classes Order and the changes to the General Permitted Development Order there will exist […]

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Planning For The Future: White Paper 2020 Summary

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE: WHITE PAPER 2020 SUMMARY Published 6 August 2020 – consultation runs to 29 October 2020 – Changes expected to be implemented next year Boris Johnson’s Government and Rob “The Builder” Jenrick are intent on smashing the current planning system with a ‘no more fiddling around the edges’ determination. But having demolished […]

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New Class ZA – Demolition / Rebuild

Further changes to Permitted Development come into effect 31st August. Class ZA – Demolition of buildings and construction of new dwellinghouses in their place subject to conditions and limitations. Demolition of a purpose-built, detached block of flats and any other single detached building used for – offices (Use Class B1(a)), research & development (Use Class […]

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Use Class Order Changes

Use Class Order Changes Andrew has interviewed Linda Wright of Planitwright on the latest announcements to the Use Class Order. Described by many  as potentially car crash planning. The most radical changes to the Use Classes Order in 30 years have been published in a ‘let the market decide’ shake up of the planning system. […]

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