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Brownfield Development: No Retrospective Permissions

by Paul Addison on November 2, 2015 No comments

Proposals to grant permission in principle for new homes on land designated in local and neighbourhood plans will apply only to site allocations in future plans and not retrospectively, a government impact assessment has confirmed.

The Housing and Planning Bill, published earlier this month, fleshes out the pledge in chancellor George Osborne’s July Fixing the Foundations productivity plan, to grant “automatic permission in principle” for brownfield sites registered by town halls as suitable for housing.

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