The first section advises on how planning decisions must be made in accordance with the Development Plan produced by the local authority. It explains the policy context against which the application win be considered and discusses general Development Orders and the Use Classes Order which may obviate the need to apply for permission. It then goes on to advise on how to make the appropriate application without omitting important steps or incurring unnecessary costs in the process.
Coverage is split into two logical sections: deciding whether planning permission is required, the procedure for making the appropriate application
Written by experienced planning lawyers
Contains a specimen checklist for submitting an application and other specimen forms of application and notices.
Table of ContentsPart 1 Planning permission: position A - be clear on your present position
what is B - future intentions
simplified planning zones - how do these help?
is the proposed activity lawful or unlawful? Part 2 Application process: from position A to position B - making an application
specimen check list for submitting an application