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Planning for beauty – revisions to the NPPF, a new Model Design Code and an Office for Place

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Now, for the first time since the birth of the modern planning system in 1947, it’s also enshrined expressly in policy.In a...

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Will a new permitted development right save the high street?

Last week, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced the introduction of new legislation in England to allow Class E (Commercial, Business and Service) uses to be converted to housing...

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Taxes for towers - righting the wrongs of the past?

Last week, Robert Jenrick, the housing minister, announced a new industry wide levy and tax to "contribute to righting the wrongs of the past". Rightly or wrongly, the development ...

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Public land and the “Right to Regenerate”

In a bid to increase the amount of land available for development, the government has launched a consultation seeking views on the proposed relaunch of the existing "Right to...

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Challenging times – the Use Classes Order and Permitted Development Rights

Aside from the long-awaited "Planning for the Future" White Paper, the big planning and development talking points of the summer have been the radical reforms to the Use Classes Order and...

Hogan Lovells Publications

The Use Class that keeps on giving Keeping It Real Estate

Just when you thought that no more excitement could happen in the planning world, the government has launched a consultation seeking views on potentially far reaching proposals to allow a...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Beyond Brexit transition series

As Brexit comes to a head with the possibility of a deal within touching distance, on our Brexit hub you’ll find updates from our lawyers on key issue that will continue to be high on ...

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Challenging Times (continued) – The Use Classes Order and Permitted Development Rights Keeping It Real Estate

In our blog of 3 September 2020, we brought you news of the challenge to the recent changes to the Use Classes Order and the Permitted Development Rights (PDR) regime.

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How the new use classes change the system: the Planning Briefing Planning magazine

Following the recent changes to the Use Classes Order, Hannah Quarterman commented on some of the implications this is likely to have for the high street.

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