Feb 11, 2020
A development venture has lost a judicial review challenge over a district council’s decision to accept the report of an examiner into a neighbourhood plan.
Feb 10, 2020
High Court rejects challenge over decision that development at Stansted Airport was not a nationally significant infrastructure project
A Planning Court judge has dismissed a judicial review challenge over the Secretary of State for Transport’s decision to decline to accept that development proposed in a planning application for Stansted Airport was a nationally significant infrastructure project.
Feb 07, 2020
A campaign group has been granted permission for a judicial review of Cumbria County Council’s decision to allow the first deep coal mine in 30 years in the UK to be built.
Feb 06, 2020
Police to take no action amid council concerns over irregularities in handling of major planning application
Northumbria Police have decided to take no action over allegations concerning Northumberland County Council’s planning department and a proposed garden village.
Feb 06, 2020
South Cambridgeshire District Council faces judicial reviews over two planning disputes brought by the same community group.
Feb 05, 2020
Three individuals found responsible for causing serious damage to a scheduled monument have been ordered to pay a total of £160,000 after being taken to court by Historic England.
Feb 05, 2020
North Yorkshire County Council has won a Supreme Court appeal over whether, as local planning authority, it properly understood the meaning of the word “openness” in the national planning policies applying to mineral working in the Green Belt.
Feb 03, 2020
The Law Society has called for a more comprehensive review of the roles and functions of the different development corporations, “so that there is clarity as to what they are expected to deliver on and what relationship they have with the local planning authority”.
Jan 31, 2020
Supreme Court to rule on National Planning Policy Framework and preserving openness of the Green Belt
The Supreme Court will next week hand down its ruling on whether a county council misapplied a key provision in the National Planning Policy Framework on the preservation of “the openness of the Green Belt”.
Jan 24, 2020
District launches judicial review challenge against housing scheme over lack of contribution to extra school places
A district council has launched a legal challenge over a planning inspector’s decision to grant planning permission for a 98-home development in Skipton.