Planning Law - Essential Principles & Concepts Explained

Planning Law - Essential Principles & Concepts Explained
14 Jun 2024 - London


14 Jun 2024

10:00 AM ‐ 4:30 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

With a Season Ticket £540

Standard price £720

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Introduction: Requires no prior subject knowledge
5 hours
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The planning system has been in a constant state of change in recent years in response to the need to promote housing growth and the continued influence of localism which has increased public interest and participation in planning decision making.

This five hour in-person course will give you an understanding of the essential principles and concepts that underpin the planning system including who makes the decisions; how these decisions are made; what works and uses require planning permission; how development is regulated and the consequences of breaching planning controls. Other related consenting regimes will also be explored and future developments and topical issues will be considered. The course will be interactive and will use examples from practice to illustrate the content that is covered.

What You Will Learn

This in-person course will cover the following:

  • Key players and principles
  • What is ‘development’?
  • The development plan and material considerations
  • Planning permissions, planning conditions, planning obligations and CIL
  • The planning application process
  • Appeals and enforcement
  • Other related regimes including heritage, public rights of way and highways; trees and hedgerows; nature conservation; the advertisement regime and minerals planning
  • Future developments

Feedback on this course

Hear from our past delegates
Joanne Biott

Halifax | Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Very knowledgeable speaker

Victoria Roberts

Chester | Cheshire West & Chester Borough Council

Very informative, clear and concise

Sima Odedra

Coalville | North West Leicestershire District Council

Very informative course with a high level of detail

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