New Permitted Development Rights – Building Upwards not Outwards

New rights to build upward extensions to certain buildings form a key part of the UK government’s recent reforms to the planning system with a focus on stimulating regeneration of towns and cities and delivering homes more easily as part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The permitted development (PD) rights fall into two […]

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Reserved Matters Allowed on Appeal in Uttlesford District

Increasingly, Local Plans are allocating large, strategic sites to deliver the majority of their housing requirement, through Garden Towns and strategic extension to existing settlements. However, due to the scale of proposals and the level of infrastructure required, a greater level of opposition, reinforced by support of Local members or MP’s, there are often delays […]

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