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Category Archive: Planning News

  1. Review of the Revised NPPF

    The Revised NPPF Along with the revised NPPF which was released on the 24th, the PPG documents have been updated  to include guidance on the Housing Delivery Test, Viability and Housing and Economic Needs Assessment. We have provided an overview of the main changes from the draft released in March this year and the significant implications from the original 2012 NPPF.   […] ...Read More

  2. Permission in Principle

    What is it and how does it apply? The permission in principle or PiP consent route is an alternative way of obtaining planning permission. It has been created with the main aim to speed up housing delivery and assist smaller builders / developers to secure certainty that a site could be developed for residential uses […] ...Read More

  3. South Oxfordshire District to reassess housing sites to decide best way forward for Local Plan

    South Oxfordshire District Councillors last week (15th May) backed Cabinet recommendations to do more work to determine the most suitable locations before finalising its Local Plan. The council intends to reassess each of the main housing sites currently proposed in the Plan, along with previously-considered locations and some additional sites that have more recently been […] ...Read More

  4. Housing and Planning Act 2016

    The Housing and Planning Act 2016 received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016. It heralded a number of new measures, in particular relating to…….. ...Read More