Delay to the partial review of Purbeck Local Plan

The options consultation on the partial review of the Purbeck Local Plan ran between June and August this year. Over 3,300 responses were submitted to the Council’s consultation – this included a number of representations made by Chapman Lily Planning promoting and supporting, on behalf of our clients, various sites for future development. Following the Read more about Delay to the partial review of Purbeck Local Plan[…]

Mechanism for ‘Green Belt Swap’

As referenced in our article on the Autumn Statement ( www.clplanning.co.uk/?p=375 ) the Government are expected to publish, shortly, a Housing White Paper. It is understood that the White Paper will outline proposals that will allow Local Planning Authorities to remove protections afforded to parcels of Green Belt provided that an equal, currently non-Green Belt Read more about Mechanism for ‘Green Belt Swap’[…]

Autumn Statement

Last week the Chancellor presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament. The statement included the announcement of the introduction of a National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF)   The NPIF will provide additional funding in areas that the Government consider are key to boosting productivity. An average of around £5 billion a year between 2017/18 and 2021/22 Read more about Autumn Statement[…]

Taunton Deane and West Somerset continue their call for sites

As we reported in our news update of 27th October ( www.clplanning.co.uk/?p=362 ) Taunton Dean and West Somerset Councils are undertaking a call for sites which have the potential to deliver future housing and employment schemes. If you would like advice on whether your site is suitable for submission or would like Chapman Lily Planning Read more about Taunton Deane and West Somerset continue their call for sites[…]

Wiltshire Council consulting on proposed further modifications to the draft Chippenham Site Allocations Plan

At the end of July 2015 Wiltshire Council submitted the draft Chippenham Site Allocations Plan to the Planning Inspectorate for examination. In the summer of 2016 a number of changes to the plan were consulted on and put before the Inspector to be considered at the hearings which took place between September and October 2016, Read more about Wiltshire Council consulting on proposed further modifications to the draft Chippenham Site Allocations Plan[…]

New Forest District Council – call for Brownfield sites

New Forest District Council are inviting land owners and other parties to submit details of brownfield sites that they wish to be considered for housing or other forms of development. The criteria for sites to be submitted are those sites which; are capable of accommodating five homes or more or 500sqm of floorspace, or are Read more about New Forest District Council – call for Brownfield sites[…]