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Our Latest News in Policy and Legislation

2020 Housing Delivery Test results impact planning policy at Dorset authorities

2020 Housing Delivery Test results impact planning policy at Dorset authorities

England: The Government have just published the 2020 Housing Delivery Test (HDT) results for Englis[...]
Planning Policy Update: BCP new Parking Standards SPD adopted

Planning Policy Update: BCP new Parking Standards SPD adopted

BCP Council: Darryl Howells can report that late last night (5th January 2021), the Full Council re[...]
Planning policy update: BCP Parking Standards

Planning policy update: BCP Parking Standards

BCP Council:  Darryl Howells can report that this morning, the Council’s Cabinet meeting considered[...]
Major changes to use classes introduced

Major changes to use classes introduced

An update to the Use Classes Order in England has come into effect as of 1st September 2020, bringi[...]
Approved: new permission to avoid CIL charge in St Ives, Dorset

Approved: new permission to avoid CIL charge in St Ives, Dorset

Dorset Council (former East Dorset District Council):  Darryl Howells has secured a second planning[...]