A to Z of Planning Law - In 2 Days

A to Z of Planning Law - In 2 Days

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Intermediate: Requires some prior subject knowledge
12 hours
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This intermediate level two day course aims to give residential and commercial property lawyers or surveyors an in-depth knowledge of planning law and procedures. It will also be of value to any property lawyer or surveyor wishing to broaden their ability to advise clients on the planning process.

The in-person seminar will deal with all the legal aspects of the planning process together with the practical ways in which lawyers and surveyors should be involved in the development and planning process. Full details of all the most recent Government proposals will be provided including the latest on the Localism Act and newest case law. The course will be of value to those lawyers and surveyors who wish to become the go to planning specialist in their firm, and you will be provided with practical pointers in how to specialise. Typical development case studies will also be provided to facilitate full and practical participation by delegates.

What You Will Learn

  • Beyond the Conveyancing Title:
    • Do I need Planning Permission?
    • What is Development?
    • Operational Development and Material Changes of Use
    • Permitted Development and Article 4 Directions
    • Use Classes Order
    • Preparing the way for a planning application
    • The Development Plan
    • Localism Act and other Government Reforms to the Planning Process
    • Planning History of the site
    • How can I/should I formalise the Planning History of the site?
    • Is a Planning application the best way to proceed?
  • After Planning Permission has been obtained:
    • What other constraints are there on possible development?
    • How do I interpret the Planning Permission?
    • Building Regulations and the link with Planning Permissions
    • How to challenge a Planning Refusal/Approval
    • Appeals
    • Judicial Review
    • Enforcement of Planning Regulations
  • Major Developments and the IPC
  • Listed Buildings
  • Conservation Areas
  • Trees and Hedgerows
  • SSSI
  • Environmental Statements
  • Section 106 Agreements and CIL
  • Latest Cases and Government Guidance on Planning Matters
  • Case Studies on Development Sites and Enforcement Issues
  • Issues of possible negligence
  • The new National Planning Policy Framework
  • So You Want to be a Planning Lawyer?

This course is limited to 20 delegates

Feedback on this course

Hear from our past delegates
Emma Stainwright

Bournemouth | Steele Raymond LLP

Absolutely excellent speaker.

Christopher Jones

Chelmsford | Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP

Fantastic depth of knowledge.

Rabia Saghir

Blackburn | Blackburn With Darwen Borough Council

Excellent speaker, full of knowledge.

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