planning permission

Great Torrington appeal decision raises the question: do Local Planning Authorities have any authority over planning?

Authored by sharon goble

Outline planning permission has been granted for a major development of new homes on farmland at Great Torrington following a Planning Inspector’s decision to allow an appeal by developer Beechcroft Land Ltd.

The developer had sought permission in 2018 for 181 homes in three fields to the south of the town, next to the existing settlement boundary and urban area. The eastern field of...

Council grants planning permission for 14 new homes in Colebrook, Plympton

Authored by Attention Media

Plymouth City Council has granted South West property developer, Burrington Estates New Homes, planning permission for the creation of 14 new luxury homes on the former site of Colebrook House in Plympton.

Following discussions with the planning committee, a recommendation to approve from officers of Plymouth City Council, local councillors and the general public, planning permission...

Council leader asks MPs to back 'common sense' approach to garden developments

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Local councils should be allowed to decide what sort of development is acceptable for gardens within their area – not the Government, says Council leader Tudor Evans.

He has written to the city’s three MPs calling on them to support an amendment to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill which will allow local councils to choose whether or not to bring in permitted development changes put...

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