planning permission uk

What Are Enforcement Notices and How do they Work?

May 2, 2013

Enforcement notices are issued for a variety of reasons in the UK – and for almost any scale of development from small domestic to large corporate schemes. As the name suggests, they are forceful actions taken upon an individual or company for anything ranging from breaches in planning permission to carrying out work without prior […]

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What are valid objections to planning permission in the UK?

December 17, 2012

There has been a significant proposal change to planning laws recently, with David Cameron announcing a year-long extension allowance for homeowners. The change means homeowners can extend their property up to eight metres in their gardens without securing planning permission from their local council. This proposal by the government will allow double the amount of […]

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How is a planning permission application considered?

September 28, 2012

Once your planning application has been received by your local Borough council, councillors will register and check the validity of your application. Your application will go through a series of processes including: Making sure your application is valid and includes all the necessary information Development managers will visit the desired area to understand the context […]

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