Planning Law & Practice with David Forbes - 5 Essential Modules

Planning Law & Practice with David Forbes - 5 Essential Modules

Available to view from 29 Apr 2024

With a SmartPlan £275

With a Season Ticket £550

Standard price £1100

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Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
2.5 hours
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Planning law and practice continues to be an area which is the subject of constant change by the Government and Government agencies such as Natural England, and the Courts.

This 5-part webinar series will provide an update on both actual and proposed changes. It also considers some of the recent Court decisions which have either clarified or, in some cases, confused areas of planning law.

What You Will Learn

This webinar series will cover the following:

Module 1 - Government Proposals for Reform and Recent Legislation

  • Outline of main points of the Levelling Up and Regeneration Act
  • Proposed further reform of Development Consent Procedure
  • NPPF update
  • Biodiversity Net Gain update

Module 2 - Permitted Development Rights

  • Latest cases and appeals on PD rights and change of use
  • Proposals for further reform to PD rights

Module 3 - Planning Conditions and S 73

  • Extent of use of S 73 and reforms in LUR Act
  • Use of conditions and description of development in the planning approval

Module 4 - Planning Permission Interpretations

  • Officer’s reports
  • Agent of change
  • Conduct of members

Module 5 - Latest Supreme Court and Court of Appeal decisions

  • Nuisance and planning
  • Definition of travellers
  • Use of ‘Arsenal’ conditions in planning
  • CIL surcharges
  • Discretion of LPA to enforce
  • Injunctions against persons unknown and newly arrived persons
  • Consultation in statutory trusts

This pre-recorded webinar will be streamed at 12:30pm on Monday 29th April 2024 and will remain available to view by delegates who have registered by then for 90 days.