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Local Authority Bulletin - July 2021

Published: Monday, 26th July 2021 in News news

Features: The Community Hub from the Planning Portal; Planning Portal changes on Friday 30 July 2021; Reducing paperwork through innovative solutions in land referencing

  • Architect Bulletin - July 2021

    Published: Monday, 26th July 2021 in News news

    Featuring: The Community Hub from the Planning Portal; Planning Portal changes on Friday 30 July 2021

  • Planning news - 22 July 2021

    Published: Thursday, 22nd July 2021 in News news

    Local authorities to be given CPO powers to renew derelict buildings to transform towns, Coventry submits plans for UK's first Gigafactory, PINS charts route out of lockdown. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 15 July 2021

    Published: Thursday, 15th July 2021 in News news

    Natural England launches updated biodiversity metric, High Court rules self-build man owes more than £115k in CIL, Local authorities hold key to addressing climate crisis. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 8 July 2021

    Published: Thursday, 8th July 2021 in News news

    Building safety bill to include regulator, SoS confirms article 4 restrictions to control PDRs, Cardiff Capital Region signs up to two global carbon initiatives. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 1 July 2021

    Published: Thursday, 1st July 2021 in News news

    Measures to guarantee fire safety added to PPG, Apprentice scheme to aid heritage construction starts this week, New protected areas to be created in England. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - June 2021

    Published: Monday, 28th June 2021 in News news

    Features: Planning Portal are hosting their third annual conference, delivered to you virtually; Planning Portal - Data, not documents

  • Architect Bulletin - June 2021

    Published: Monday, 28th June 2021 in News news

    Features: Planning Portal’s Annual Conference – Super Early Bird Tickets Now Available!

  • Planning news - 24 June 2021

    Published: Thursday, 24th June 2021 in News news

    Government promises a ‘nature positive’ future, Regeneration masterplan adopted in West Midlands town, Community group awarded cash for NDO. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 17 June 2021

    Published: Wednesday, 16th June 2021 in News news

    Government announces cash for Town Deals and a nature programme for Cornwall, Alliance seeks to mitigate changing rainfall patterns in Kent woods. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 10 June 2021

    Published: Thursday, 10th June 2021 in News news

    High Court upholds council’s decision to refuse Ocado’s plans for new depot, Key workers prioritised for flagship First Homes development. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 3 June 2021

    Published: Thursday, 3rd June 2021 in News news

    A third of UK population covered by councils pledging net-zero, Fire statement proposal for high-rise developments after Grenfell, London's brownfield has capacity for 400k homes. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 27 May 2021

    Published: Thursday, 27th May 2021 in News news

    Approval of build-to-rent homes on a high, 14 councils announced for national model design guide pilot, Views sought on Old Oak and Park Royal local plan. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - May 2021

    Published: Tuesday, 25th May 2021 in News news

    Features: Planning Portal Service Desk – working to support customers through the application process

  • Planning news - 20 May 2021

    Published: Thursday, 20th May 2021 in News news

    Government urged to consider flooding in planning bill, MPs to investigate how rural productivity can be boosted, Housing divide between young and old widens due to Covid-19. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 13 May 2021

    Published: Thursday, 13th May 2021 in News news

    More than a million homes waiting to be built, suggests analysis, Welsh Labour ends one short of Senedd majority, Office space in Wandsworth approved. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 6 May 2021

    Published: Thursday, 6th May 2021 in News news

    High Court spurns bid to continue virtual planning meetings, Guide: Biodiversity must be studied early in planning process, Deal required for net-zero homes, says report. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 29 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 29th April 2021 in News news

    Task force launched for digital planning, Government funding to help people build their own homes, Peatlands and native woodlands are best for carbon storage. And more stories...

  • Architect Bulletin - April 2021

    Published: Wednesday, 28th April 2021 in News news

    Features: Five top tips to help reduce planning application invalidation

  • Local Authority Bulletin - April 2021

    Published: Tuesday, 27th April 2021 in News news

    Features: Five top tips to help reduce planning application invalidation

  • Planning news - 22 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 22nd April 2021 in News news

    UK’s native woodlands in ‘poor’ ecological condition, Ease of access for SMEs would diversify housing supply, Developer withdraws legal action against Norwich regeneration scheme. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 15 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 15th April 2021 in News news

    Government announces a Towns Fund Deal for Truro, Permission sought to redevelop former Kent power station, Government agency seeks affordable housing partners. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 8 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 8th April 2021 in News news

    Chief planner outlines policy changes, London council consults on second licence for HMOs, Regeneration plans approved in Southend. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 1 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 1st April 2021 in News news

    Government announces extra funding for green homes, 11 per cent increase in applications submitted for planning in Q3, Berkshire film studio approved. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - March 2021

    Published: Monday, 29th March 2021 in News news

    Features: Helping Local Planning Authorities to hit targets and reduce pressure on Planning teams

  • Planning news - 25 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 25th March 2021 in News news

    Local authorities to have longer to spend right-to-buy receipts, Legal challenge for continuation of virtual planning meetings lodged, Unlimited fines will apply to fire safety breaches. And more...

  • Planning news - 18 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 18th March 2021 in News news

    RTPI to raise profile of urban planning globally, Government announces £2.7m tree fund, MHCLG appoints firm to reimagine planning notifications. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 11 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 11th March 2021 in News news

    Framework for successful community development set out, Revised local plan submitted for Old Oak Common, London council announces design team for regeneration scheme. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 4 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 4th March 2021 in News news

    Framework published for homes that provide better quality of life, First Welsh national spatial strategy published, Runnymede adopts CIL charges. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 25 February 2021

    Published: Thursday, 25th February 2021 in News news

    Nature recovery should be in plans to ‘grow back better’ from pandemic, Design team for Camden green infrastructure project announced, Government wants growth body to support OxCam Arc. And more...