The likelihood of getting planning permission in London may be determined by where you live, turning the success of your home project into a "postcode lottery". Minor planning permission applications are more likely to be accepted in wealthier boroughs where average house prices are over £1 million in comparison to boroughs where house prices average under £500,000. Resi, an online architectural platform, analysed official planning application data from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for January to March. A "minor" application refers to almost any project an individual homeowner would undertake (as opposed to a large-scaled housebuilder). This includes extensions, loft... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per … [Read more...] about Planning permission ‘postcode lottery’: where are you more likely to get approval?
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Gordon DeeganNew Government fast-track planning rules have delivered planning permission for more than 4,300 residential units over the past year.In addition to the 4,380 housing units, made up of 2,272 houses and 2,108 apartments, a further 4,085 student bed spaces have secured planning permission under the Government’s Strategic Housing Development legislation.During the same period, a total of 1,575 residential units have been refused by An Bord Pleanála under the new regime.That is according to An Bord Pleanála which has published an official update one year after the introduction of the Government's Strategic Housing Development rules.The board has confirmed that all applications to date have been decided within the mandatory timeline of 16 weeks.The new planning rules were introduced in July 2017 by Government in a bid to address the crisis in the housing and in the student accommodation sectors.Instead of applications having to go through Council level and then … [Read more...] about 4,380 housing units granted planning permission under fast-track rules over past year
The applicants for the 178-bedroom, six-storey hotel – MKN Property Group and Tifco – have secured planning permission after submitting revised plans. The Dublin City Council planner’s report into the application stated that the applicants proposed a marginal reduction in height. The planner recommended permission be granted after stating that the alterations proposed “are considered to be an acceptable design approach in terms of setting and character of the area”. It added that “the proposed development would not adversely affect the character and setting of the streetscape and would not seriously injure the amenity of property in the vicinity”. The planning battle may not be over yet, however, as local people can appeal the city council decision to An Bord Pleanala. One of the objectors to the plan was McSavage, the comedian best known for his RTE show The Savage Eye. Just under 60 objections were lodged against the proposal with the … [Read more...] about ‘Savage Eyesore’ gets the go-ahead as comic David fails to stop planning permission for €40m hotel
PUBLISHED: 16:00 18 May 2018 Eleanor Young Villagers protesting the proposed 200-home development. Sub Villagers have ‘set the record straight’ after plans for 200 homes are put forward. People in Bleadon have said they ‘firmly oppose’ Sutherland Property & Legal Services’ (SPLS) plans to develop the land off Bridgwater Road. The developer initially came forward with plans for 250 homes and a primary school last year but has now asked North Somerset Council for outline planning permission to go ahead with the new development. It said: “The initial proposal was for a larger scheme and included the provision of a primary school to serve the village. “However, the community engagement process demonstrated (residents) do not want a school within the village but aspired to better health care, retail offer, employment opportunity and highway improvements.” But the new plans have garnered more than 360 objections, as well as 400 … [Read more...] about Residents ‘firmly oppose’ planned development for 200 houses
Northern Ireland By Conor Macauley BBC News NI Environment Correspondent 24 September 2015 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-34346545 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Planning permission for a controversial waste incinerator on the outskirts of Belfast has been refused. Arc21's proposal for a recycling plant and … [Read more...] about Planning permission for incinerator refused