Butterworths Planning Law Service

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Issue 88, March 2020


Binder 1

A new Main Index has been supplied.
The narratives of the following Divisions have been updated:

Division A Planning Authorities, Policy and Plans
Section 4: Wales

Division B The need for Planning Permission
Section 1: The meaning of development

Division C Obtaining Planning Permission
Section 11: Interpreting Planning Permissions

Division D Additional Controls and Powers
Section 13: Town and Village Greens

Division F Enforcement of Planning Control
Section 1: Summary
Section 2: The power to commence enforcement action
Section 3: The breach of planning control
Section 5: The Enforcement Report
Section 6: The Breach of Condition Notice
Section 7: The Enforcement Notice
Section 8: Enforcement Notice Appeals
Section 9: Conditions and limitations
Section 10: Public Inquiries
Section 11: Written Representations
Section 12: Hearings
Section 13: The Secretary of State's powers on appeal
Section 14: Appeal to the High Court
Section 15: Failure to comply with an enforcement notice
Section 16: Development by statutory undertakers
Section 18: Established Use Certificates
Section 19: Certificates of lawful use or development
Division F Precedents

Division G Appeals, Judicial Supervision & The Ombudsman
Section 2: The Planning Inspectorate


No 5 Chambers Contributors

Leanne Buckley-Thomson
James Corbet Burcher
Christian Hawley
Timothy Jones
Kevin Leigh
Rowena Meager
Thea Osmund-Smith
Nina Pindham
Tim Sheppard
Scott Stemp
Chris Young

External Contributors

Ian Kinloch BA, LLM, LMRTPI Solicitor
Jamie McKie, Senior Associate, Dentons UKMEA LLP
Mark Challis LLB, Solicitor, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Ben Arrowsmith, Barrister, BDB Pitmans LLP
Dr Ashley Bowes, Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers
Ben Du Feu, barrister, Cornerstone Barristers
Sarah Fitzpatrick, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
James Good, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Robert Gowing, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Rosie Scott, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers
Tim Smith, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP


 Ian Kinloch Author
 Jamie McKie Author
 Mark Challis Author
 Robert Gowing Author
 Tim Smith Author