Permitted development rights have been relaxed to allow larger extensions without planning permission. What does this mean for neighbours who want to object?
What do you do when you want to object to a planning application or planning appeal, but the applicants or appellants are friends or neighbours?
Faced with an unwelcome planning proposal, it can be difficult to know where to start. Disover the Dos and Don’ts in this step by step guide.
Loss of a view is often cited in planning objection letters by home owners understandably concerned about how this will affect their property. But do you have a right to a view?
Privacy is a common concern among local residents opposed to development proposed in a planning application or planning appeal. But where exactly do you stand when it comes to privacy?
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I am an accredited MRTPI Chartered Town Planner with over twenty years’ experience in planning and development management, including ten years working in local government and ten years as an Inspector handling planning appeals for the Planning Inspectorate. I have worked on a wide range of projects, from small household extensions to major residential, commercial and infrastructure schemes.
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Planning applications and planning appeals must be determined having regard to the development plan and relevant material planning considerations. Understanding this process is the key to making your objections count. Planning objections must be: