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New Uttlesford administration quizzed on predecessor’s ‘unsound’ plan
Hertfordshire CC has been told that the government’s lengthy delay in deciding on planning permission for an incinerator could cost it more than £100m.
The Local Government Association chair reacts strongly to a tweet by the chief secretary to the Treasury
A range of planning rules have been axed in a bid to boost high streets by giving business owners greater flexibility, the government has announced.
Call from Mobile UK follows disagreement over price to be paid for hosting infrastructure between mobile operators and councils
Here is a seeming paradox. Housing has steadily risen up the public agenda in recent years, with polls showing that housing shortages now rank as a top public concern. Yet developers, planners and politicians will tell you that the politics of planning have never felt more fraught.
The first use of a section 106 planning gain agreement to finance an on-demand bus service has got underway in Leicestershire this week.
Kennett Garden Village wil include 150 affordable homes and 25 self-builds
The Labour party has said it would scrap the permitted development which allows offices to be converted nto homes without planning permission
We are determined to make the most of Liverpool City Region’s devolved powers.
A commentary on the government’s sudden interest in good house design
Up and down the country, the essence of what place is and how people identify themselves within their community varies, mirroring varying levels of engagement with and reliance on the public sector.
Local authorities are central in how people identify with their surroundings – a sense with important implications for public services.
Connected Places Catapult chief Nicola Yates urges councils to plan for the future before it happens
Scottish-style powers may be considered in English regions as part of spending review.
The government’s criteria for much of its housing funding risks exacerbating the divides exposed by the Brexit referendum
What does the future hold for the companies and joint ventures created to get around the borrowing cap?
The use of permitted development rights is costing communities and council planning teams dear – but the government wants to extend them
Successful completion of Northern Powerhouse Rail is reliant on the full completion of HS2, a parliamentary committee has been told.
We must choose between a well-funded planning system and one that just ticks boxes.