Taunton Deane and West Somerset call for sites

Taunton Dean Borough Council and West Somerset Council have this week announced a call for sites which have potential to deliver future housing and employment schemes. The Councils are identifying potential sites for housing and employment development to inform future Local Plans. Details of sites that have the potential for future housing and employment development Read more about Taunton Deane and West Somerset call for sites[…]

Purbeck District Council consult on the main modifications to the Swanage Local Plan

Following the examination hearing Purbeck District Council are now consulting on the schedule of main modifications for the Swanage Local Plan. This consultation runs until 9th December 2016. Following the consultation the appointed Planning Inspector will report on the soundness of the Local Plan. If the plan is found sound the next stage will be Read more about Purbeck District Council consult on the main modifications to the Swanage Local Plan[…]

Neighbourhood Planning Bill Factsheets

This week the Government published 4 factsheets which provide background information on the measures contained within the Neighbourhood Planning Bill (see our news item on the Bill from September 2016 http://www.clplanning.co.uk/?p=319 ). The four topics are ‘neighbourhood planning’, ‘planning conditions’, ‘planning register’ and ‘compulsory purchase’. Each factsheet introduces the relevant topic, sets out how the Read more about Neighbourhood Planning Bill Factsheets[…]

Chapman Lily Planning are pleased to welcome Adam Neil to the team

We are delighted to announce that Adam Neil has joined Chapman Lily as a Senior Planner. Adam joins the existing Chapman Lily Team of Brett Spiller, Matt Holmes and Giles Moir as the practice continues to grow. Adam joins Chapman Lily from a senior commercial role in a waste and recycling management business where he Read more about Chapman Lily Planning are pleased to welcome Adam Neil to the team[…]

Report encourages the use of social media to engage with members of the public when consulting on development proposals

‘The Planner’ magazine has recently reported on the increasing importance of developers using social media as a mechanism to engage with the public when carrying out public engagement. The report follows a recent survey of 1401 Councillors, by a community and stakeholder engagement company which identified that 75% of respondents considered social media to be Read more about Report encourages the use of social media to engage with members of the public when consulting on development proposals[…]

Bournemouth Borough Council hope to adopt a new Local Plan by Summer 2019

Bournemouth Borough Council will be asked to agree a programme for the preparation of a new Local Plan next week. It is proposed that a new, consolidated, Bournemouth Local Plan be prepared to replace the existing Core Strategy, Town Centre Area Action Plan and Affordable Housing DPD.  It will also include site allocation and development Read more about Bournemouth Borough Council hope to adopt a new Local Plan by Summer 2019[…]