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Does that come with an Annex (or Annexe)?

Does that come with an Annex (or Annexe)?

One of most frequent requests I get from prospective clients is for residential annexe accommodation. Considering annexes are such a regular topic for development control, it is surprising how few local planning authorities issue guidance on the matter. Is permission...

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Regime Creep

Regime Creep

I have understood that it is a long held principle the planning system should not be used to enforce controls covered by other regulatory and legislative regimes. The NPPF states this explicitly in relation to pollution control: “The focus of planning policies and...

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