Town Planning 2009: A Practical Guide
Published: April 2009
Publisher: RICS Books
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback, A4
Town Planning 2009: A Practical Guide is the essential guide to the new planning system. It explains the practical implications of the key areas of change:-
- application fees
- permitted development rights
- standard planning applications
- design and access statements
- the new Planning Act 2008.
Thoroughly practical, with checklists, timelines, top tips and sample forms, the book explains:-
- how the planning system works
- the legislative framework
- the policy framework
- what is permitted development
- who manages the system
- what developments require permission
- the process of applying for planning permission
- how applications are processed and determined
- how to challenge and appeal against decisions
- the process for dealing with unauthorised developments
- the powers of local planning authorities
- the rights of individuals who are faced with action by the local planning authority.
It also provides guidance on other relevant regulatory regimes, including conservation area consent, listed building consent, advertisement consent, environmental impact assessment and applications for lawful development certificates.
The author also explains the process for dealing with unauthorised developments, the powers of local planning authorities and the rights of individuals who are faced with action by the local planning authority.
Town Planning 2009: A Practical Guide is written for anyone involved in planning at any level, whether in the public or the private sectors. It is also aimed at those who are proposing to become involved in planning. Whatever your professional background or technical experience, this book is essential reading.