Pure Town Planning understand that in the constantly evolving field of planning keeping abreast of the latest developments in planning policy and legislation is essential. We keep track of relevant developments both nationally and locally in the south. Frequently this information can give our clients an edge and our intention is to make ourselves invaluable to the local development community by keeping them informed with up-to-date briefing notes and regular bulletins.

Our Councils – our guides to developing in many of our local council areas

Our Publications:

New Permitted Development Rights Briefing Note

Bournemouth Core Strategy Briefing Note

National Planning Policy Framework Briefing Note

Community Infrastructure Levy Briefing Note

Handy guide to the Use Classes Order

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Our Latest News in Policy and Legislation

20% planning fee increases imminent in England

20% planning fee increases imminent in England

England: Draft regulations providing for a 20 per cent increase in planning application fees were la[...]
New permitted development rights for change of use from light industrial to residential

New permitted development rights for change of use from light industrial to residential

England: New permitted development rights became available on the 1st October 2017 potentially allow[...]
Swanage Local Plan adopted in Purbeck District

Swanage Local Plan adopted in Purbeck District

Purbeck District Council: Purbeck District Council have now adopted the Swanage Local Plan (2017) af[...]
North Dorset District Council concede lack of five-year housing land supply

North Dorset District Council concede lack of five-year housing land supply

North Dorset District Council: Despite the adoption of their Local Plan Part 1 in January 2016, Nort[...]
Brownfield land register legislation comes into force in England

Brownfield land register legislation comes into force in England

England: Following various government consultations in early 2016, the Department for Communities an[...]