Permission in Principle
- Published: 02 August 2016
With the Housing and Planning Act 2016 passed into law on May 12 2016, it’s timely to look at one of the key planning reforms to the act. ‘Permission in Principle’ promotes the idea that developers will be able to secure ‘automatic consent’ for certain sites – where the principal of development has already been established. The government’s aim is to ensure one million desperately needed homes are built in the UK by 2020, by speeding up the planning process to make it more streamlined and efficient.
Our latest article looks at the impact the introduction of ‘Permission in Principle’ will have on speeding up the planning process to make it more streamlined and efficient. ‘Permission in Principle is one of the key reforms of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, which was passed into law in May this year.
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