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High Court provides new guidance on orders made under s119 of the Highways Act 1980

Useful new interpretative guidance on s119 of the Highways Act has been given by the High Court in the case of The Open Spaces Society v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
04 June 2020

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Burges Salmon advises Gladman Developments in landmark Scottish planning case

The firm’s Scottish Planning team has acted for Gladman in its successful appeal to the Court of Session
04 June 2020

Scotland and the “tilted balance” in planning decisions

The Court of Session upholds the use of the tilted balance in cases where there is a shortfall in the housing land supply

03 June 2020

COVID-19: New Regulations enable local authorities in Wales to meet and vote remotely

New Coronavirus Regulations assist local authorities in Wales to continue making decisions as rules are relaxed with regards to physical presence at meetings
19 May 2020

Permitted Development Rights - the importance of obtaining prior approval

This article considers recent decisions relating to Class O permitted development which highlight that prior approval should be sought before undertaking works.
22 April 2020

COVID-19: New Regulations enable local authorities to meet and vote remotely

New Coronavirus Regulations assist local authorities to continue making decisions as rules are relaxed with regards to physical presence at meetings
17 April 2020

COVID-19: Scotland assists developers by extending the duration of planning permission

The Scottish Parliament has passed the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which will help developers address difficulties within the planning system
03 April 2020

COVID-19: Managing existing planning permissions and applications

Despite rule-makers altering rules in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, planning deadlines continue to apply. Developers need to keep an eye out
26 March 2020

COVID-19: How will further business closures affect the food, retail and leisure sectors?

Following the government’s announcement on 23 March of new measures to close more businesses, we look at the key changes and practical issues to be aware of
25 March 2020

Power utilities caught by expanding scope of environmental information rights

The Information Commissioner determines that private companies holding an electricity generation licence or a gas or electricity supply licence are ‘public authorities’
21 February 2020

Town and village green law: Supreme Court decision on ‘statutory incompatibility’

Overview of a lifeline from the Supreme Court to help save land held for statutory purposes being registered as a town or village green
17 February 2020

Greater controls proposed for short-term lets in Scotland

An overview of the Scottish Government’s proposals for increased regulation of commercial short term lettings like Airbnb
23 January 2020
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