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1

What types of listed building are there and what is the act?

Grade 1, 2 star and 2.

Planning (listed building and conservation areas) act 1990

2

What is the over arching planing act?

Town and country planning act 1990

3

What's permitted development rights? Has it been updated?

Act - permitted development rights 2008 (updated 2015)
Offices to Resi
Now permanent, can demolish buildings
Exception zones valid till 2019

4

What is the starter homes initiative

Sold to those under 40 for 80% the market rate. Moving away from affordable renting to affordable buying

5

What is the definition of development

S55 town and country planning act
The carrying out of building works, engineering, mining or material change of a building on or over land.

6

Who do you serve notice to as part of a planning application ?

Freeholder or leasehold

7

Key points of the NPPF?

Bring forward good quality housing
Town centres - sets out retail impact sequential test
Sustainable development
Reviewing green belt boundaries

8

Localism act 2011

More power to communities
Devolved decision making to local government
Makes consultations mandatory for major applications
Community right to buy means local people can develop bids and take over assets of community value
Example - ruabon community consultation

9

How long do you have to submit reserved matters for an outline app?

Typically 3 years. Then approval lasts a further two so you have up to 5 years before development must commence

10

The building facade is listed but not the interior, do you need permission to change the interior?

Just because part of the building is listed you still have to consider the whole

11

Do you have have to undergo community consultation for all types of app?

Only major development

12

What defines a major planning app?

Over half a hectare
Over 1,000 sq m

13

What are delegated powers?

When the planning officer decides the planning application. If enough complaints are received then the committee decides

14

Key points of the NPPF?

Bring forward good quality housing
Town centres - sets out retail impact sequential test
Sustainable development
Reviewing green belt boundaries

15

Localism act 2011

More influence to communities, devolved decision making to local government, makes consultations mandatory

16

What are the timescales for detaining a planning application?

8 weeks for minor

13 weeks for major (16 if it includes environmental impact statement)

17

S106 vs CIL

S106 (TCPA 1990)
- negotiable
- planning obligations set out by the lpa
- relate to forms of community gain in the form of specific works or payment of financial contribution to the lpa
- examples include cost of more school places, community facility or open space. Example : barnoldswick town centre promotion .

CIL
- based on a tariff system
- aim to speed up s106 and reduce the negotiability of them
- provide framework for developers, more predictability
- affordable housing cover by s106 still
- supports road, transport facilities, schools, medical facilities, open spaces etc.

18

Describe the appeals process?

Can be lodged within six months of the grant of planning consent at the Planning Inspectorate.
Appeals can be heard by
- Written representation – most common form of appeal
- An informal hearing
- Planning inquiry – in the case of longer more complex cases where cross examination may
be required
- Decisions can be called in for determinations by the secretary of state

19

What is a lawful development certificate

Verifies that the existing development is lawful.

20

What is s106 and where have you used it

S106 (TCPA 1990)
- negotiable
- planning obligations set out by the lpa
- relate to forms of community gain in the form of specific works or payment of financial contribution to the lpa
- examples include cost of more school places, community facility or open space. Example : barnoldswick town centre promotion .

Used in barnoldswick, town centre promotion

21

How long does full planning permission last?

Development must start within 3 years

22

What is the main principal with conservation areas

Development must be in keeping with the area.