Category Archives: Collection Permitted Development

Handy Guide to the Planning Application Process

If you are about to dip your toe into the world of Planning by submitting a planning application, you may well feel a little apprehensive and bamboozled about the whole process.… More >>

Planning Success – Establishing a Fallback Position

Sometimes clients need help to define a strategy going forward, planning can be a bit like chess, and the best players need to know what strategy to use to achieve their goals…

The Background…

This project focuses around a planning application to retain a short section of new boundary walling, gates and also increasing the height of an existing front boundary wall at Granby Hall, Granby, was refused by Rushcliffe Borough Council last year.… More >>

Planning Success – change of use of shop to café

We are over the moon to have secured planning permission for the change of use of the ground floor of the building shop to a café.  … More >>

Planning Success – Planning Permission Granted for Holiday Lodges

Planning PlanPlanning House are delighted to secure permission for the erection of 14 holiday lodges with associated parking & pathways at land to the north of Holmewood, between Aislaby and Eaglescliffe / Yarm.… More >>

The Only way is up: Permitted Development Rights for Upward Extensions Class AA)

What are Permitted Development Rights?

In short, permitted development rights are a list of alterations and changes you can make to a property without having to apply for planning permission, providing you do not live in an area with an Article 4 Direction.  … More >>

New Permitted Development Rights for Shops and Commercial (Class MA)

What are Permitted Development Rights?

Permitted development rights are a list of improvements and alterations you can make to a property, without typically having to apply for planning permission.… More >>

New Use Class E – A ray of Hope for Britain’s Highstreets?

What is Class E use?

Introduced by the government in mid-2020, the new use Class E in the Use Class Order 1987 (as amended) covers establishments formally included in classes A1 (shops), A2 (financial and professional) and A3 (restaurants and cafes).… More >>

Changing Shopping Habits in a Post-COVID World: Where Does Planning fit in?

In a world dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Highstreet shopping quickly became a thing of the past last year, on a scale that could never have been foreseen.… More >>