Tag Archives: Planning

CORONAVIRUS LAW: PANDEMIC DID NOT PREVENT COURT MAKING MANDATORY INJUNCTION COMPELLING REMOVAL OF CARAVANS AND MOBILE HOMES

In Chichester District Council v Sullivan & Ors (Rev 1) [2020] EWHC 2154 (QB) HHJ Auberbach considered the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on a decision to grant a mandatory injunction requiring the removal of  caravans and mobile homes in place in breach of planning restrictions. The judge held that the impact of the pandemic […]

KINGS CHAMBERS BARRISTER HELPS LOCAL AUTHORITY WITH THEIR PANDEMIC RESPONSE

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council last week published its COVID19 planning response detailing steps taken to encourage economic recovery and respond to developers’ needs. Sefton’s pro-active approach has already received praise, with the ‘Have We Got Planning News for You’ webcast naming Sefton ‘Champion of the Week’ for the Council’s positive approach to tackling COVID19-related planning […]

ESSENTIAL LOCKDOWN LISTENING AND READING FOR PLANNING LAWYERS: PODCASTS AND A NEW ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE NEWSLETTER

On the Kings Chambers website there are a large number of webcasts that cover key areas of planning.     THE PODCASTS The podcasts are available on the link here. Kings Chambers Planning Podcast Episode 11: Local Plans – The Big Plans Kings Chambers Planning Podcast Episode 10: Local Plans Do’s & Don’ts Kings Chambers […]

HAVE A BREAK AND READ THE NO-NONSENSE GUIDE TO BIODIVERSITY NET GAIN

After a busy day of remote-working and home-schooling, the kids are in bed and you have 10 minutes to spare. What do you really need to know about BNG?  Jonathan Easton & Constanze Bell present the no-nonsense guide to BNG; ideal when there is a glass of wine waiting and you have limited time and […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): planning update

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has published an update on planning matters, including temporary measures to make it easier to operate the planning system during the coronavirus crisis. THE GUIDANCE The Chief Planner newsletter of 23 March gave initial advice on the implications for local planning authorities of the current COVID-19 restrictions. We have […]

PLANNING IN THE PANDEMIC: USEFUL LINKS TO KINGS’ SITE

Kings has produced a whole host of resources for planners over recent weeks.  The Kings’ website has a large number of resources for all those involved in the planning process.   PLANNING IN THE PANDEMIC Plan Making during COVID – 19: Publicity and Consultation Requirements David Manley QC and Piers Riley-Smith Focus on site notices: […]

IMPLEMENTATION OF PLANNING PERMISSIONS IN A TIME OF NATIONAL CRISIS

Jonathan Easton published this article on LinkedIn on the 16th March, it deals with important issues for all those involved with planning permissions that are nearing the end of their implementation period. With the prospect of the United Kingdom going into lockdown for an extended period of time, quite apart from the general concern about […]