A new Infrastructure Levy is to be brought in - date TBC. Currently - Planning applications for development = - subject to payments for infrastructure and affordable housing provision through S106 legal agreements or - through Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). Currently - Permitted Development Rights (PDR) schemes with Prior Approval (PA) NOT SUBJECT TO s106 BUT can be subject to payments through the Community Infrastructure Levy. - on the prior approval matters only. - op
Carol, Clarke of Bramhall Town Planning, was invited back by Sourced to give an updated commercial conversional and town planning training day to Sourced Franchisee Directors. The day included some 6 hours of valuable content on routes through the planning system for commercial conversions, utilising permitted development and prior approval opportunities and requirements when a planning application needs to be submitted. In addition Carol shared opportunities for property and
In many instances if you are considering a property purchase for development there is a likelihood you will need planning permission for the project. Investors and developers may want to try and find out as much as possible before purchase. One of the most common questions I get asked is: ”How do I know if I will get planning permission?” Once upon a time a member of the public could pick up the phone to their local planning department and have a chat with a planning officer…
Regeneration of a beautiful building in the Conservation Area of Stoke - Approved!
Vacant offices converted to flats and co-living accommodation. Thrilled for our clients, this took some perseverance with the planning system but we did it. Permission granted! Huge thanks to Mark Gordon on the design of this one too.
When is a pub not a pub.... when it is a restaurant!! Background In the Planning System building uses fall within particular Use Class categories and where a use does not, it is called Sui Generis (Latin). Recently Government amended the Use Class Order and created Class E, Commercial, Business and Service (a-g). This includes (amongst many others) (b) “food and drink which is mostly consumed on the premises”…. perhaps more commonly referred to as a restaurant (former Class A