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The latest changes to planning policies, appeals and local plan data. How to make the most out of the current planning landscape.

SHLAA - What does it mean?

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment or in short (SHLAA) is a study which every local authority is required to undertake. It gives an overview of potential development sites within each authorities boundary.

Planning
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Permitted Development Rights - Class MA Use Class E January 2022 Case Studies

Permitted development rights might look easy, but we know that decisions can still go against you. At SearchLand, we've compiled 3 case studies to show where others went wrong (or right) and what you can do to improve your chances.

Planning
6
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SearchLand’s Summary of 2021 Housing Delivery Test Results

The Housing Delivery Test results for the last 3 years are in - see who needs an action plan, has to buffer, or is subject to Presumption and the best areas for developers.

Planning
5
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Our new research reveals impact of planning permission roadblocks

SearchLand has recently commissioned an independent survey of more than 500 UK-based property investors. The research uncovers just how common planning issues are, and the serious problems they cause.

Planning
3
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SearchLand unveils new permitted development search tool

SearchLand has launched a new tool to allow developers to search for permitted development sites. It makes it quicker and easier for users to find their ideal sites.

Planning
3
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A New NPPF!

On Tuesday, 20th July 2021, Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government announced a myriad of new initiatives. This included the latest edition of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).

Planning
10
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What are permitted development rights?

This article aims to shed light on the introduction of Permitted Development Rights (PDR) which were implemented to allow for certain forms of development to occur.

Planning
6
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