A London-based architect was ruled to have caused undue delay on the extension project, and apologised for his actions
The Prime Minister admitted the UK has not built enough homes, and will deliver new economic packages to revitalise homebuilding
The long-awaited Permitted Development rights update could be followed by a rollout to all detached properties in England
Projects with an expiring planning permission of before the end of 2020 will be extended until April 2021, the government has said
This guide to planning permission explains it all, from what it is and when you need it (and when you don’t) plus information on application costs, timeframes and what to do if your application is refused
In the euphoria of gaining planning approval, don’t overlook the conditions attached. Failure to discharge conditions can invalidate planning permission for your build — ignore them at your peril!
Many self-builders are unaware that their plot comes with restrictive covenants that limit what or even whether they can build on the land. David Snell explains what to look out for.
The Paragraph 79 clause of the National Planning Policy Framework, and its previous guises of PPS7 and PPG7, allows new homes to be built in the countryside, including in the green belt. We explain how it works
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