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Planning news - 2 December 2021

Published: Thursday, 2nd December 2021 in News news

Mayor secures housing funding for older and disabled Londoners, Action on second homes and holiday lets boosted by Senedd pact, Permission for 39 homes granted. And more stories...

  • Architectural Bulletin - November 2021

    Published: Monday, 29th November 2021 in News news

    Features: Planning Portal’s best kept secret – Don’t miss out!

  • Local Authority Bulletin - November 2021

    Published: Monday, 29th November 2021 in News news

    Features: Planning Portal’s best kept secret – Don’t miss out!, Helping Local Authorities digitise planning, building control and local land charges

  • Planning news - 25 November 2021

    Published: Thursday, 25th November 2021 in News news

    Legislation will require new homes to have electric vehicle chargers, All neighbourhoods should have a parish council to aid levelling up, says report. And more stories...

  • Planning news 18 November 2021

    Published: Thursday, 18th November 2021 in News news

    Humber Bank Energy Centre, Swanscombe named as an SSSI, Council sets up placemaking company. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 11 November 2021

    Published: Thursday, 11th November 2021 in News news

    Money for 'vital' infrastructure to be loaned to housebuilders, COP26: Governments pledge to protect nature, Cash allocated for locally led projects. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 4 November

    Published: Friday, 29th October 2021 in News news

    COP26: Time is running out, says Johnson, Sunak outlines £24bn housing settlement, Sunak allocates first round of bids to Levelling Up Fund. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 28 October 2021

    Published: Thursday, 28th October 2021 in News news

    £3.9bn for decarbonising heat and buildings set out, 13 areas in England to take part in digital planning trial, Lords’ ancient woodland amendment to environment bill rejected. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - October 2021

    Published: Monday, 25th October 2021 in News news

    Features: Supporting Local Authorities to reduce pressures on planning teams, Local Authority Workshops 2021: The latest updates to the Planning Portal

  • Planning news - 21 October 2021

    Published: Friday, 22nd October 2021 in News news

    Khan calls in Kerslake to review London’s housing delivery, Multi-billion pound investment gap revealed to restore nature, Agreement signed between RTPI and BAME Planners Network. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 14 October 2021

    Published: Thursday, 14th October 2021 in News news

    Councils to get funding for brownfield land development, ‘Significant’ increase in peatland restoration and more space for nature needed, says charity. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 7 October 2021

    Published: Thursday, 7th October 2021 in News news

    PPG update published on para 22, Greenfield surcharge would spur on brownfield development, Tough new flooding advice announced for Wales. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 30 September 2021

    Published: Thursday, 30th September 2021 in News news

    45 per cent increase in planning applications submitted, Partnership seeks to help small builders, Planning and historic environment law set to be simplified. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - September 2021

    Published: Wednesday, 29th September 2021 in News news

    Features: Planning Portal’s Local Authority Workshops 2021: The latest updates to the Planning Portal

  • Planning news - 23 September 2021

    Published: Thursday, 23rd September 2021 in News news

    MHCLG to change name as Johnson reaffirms commitment to levelling-up agenda, Planning Inspectorate Wales to transfer to new service next week. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 16 September 2021

    Published: Thursday, 16th September 2021 in News news

    Government to make alteration to 2021 Housing Delivery Test, Funding for Milton Keynes and Sheffield to unlock homes, Warrington sets out updates to local plan. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 9 September 2021

    Published: Thursday, 9th September 2021 in News news

    Covid-19 outdoor measures could become permanent, Homes England launches land disposal approach, South West council says planning services are 'struggling' with Covid-19 demand. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 2 September 2021

    Published: Thursday, 2nd September 2021 in News news

    England’s homes pose greater climate threat than cars, Khan extends right-to-buy-back to help Afghan refugees, Major Newport housing scheme under way. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 26 August 2021

    Published: Thursday, 26th August 2021 in News news

    RTPI commissions consultancy to probe design codes, Bacon review calls for reforms to boost custom and self-build, Record 20 bid for UK City of Culture honour. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 19 August 2021

    Published: Thursday, 19th August 2021 in News news

    Consultation opens on NSIP process, 55,000 households used help-to-buy scheme last year, First Homes scheme open for bids. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 12 August 2021

    Published: Thursday, 12th August 2021 in News news

    Tall building pipeline 'remains strong', Jenrick writes to PINs over planning changes, Government urged to create wilder national parks. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 5 August 2021

    Published: Thursday, 5th August 2021 in News news

    Fire safety planning requirements have come into force, UK builders see Q2 rise in workloads, £40m committed to trees and nature recovery. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 29 July 2021

    Published: Thursday, 29th July 2021 in News news

    UNESCO strips Liverpool of World Heritage status, Government launches consultation on building safety levy, West Midlands signs partnership for 5,000 homes. And more stories...

  • 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