Category Archives: publication

A Guide to Biodiversity Net gain in 2024

In our article change to timeline for 10% biodiversity net gain becoming mandatory we drew readers attention to the fact that on the 29 November 2023 the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities published the draft regulations and a suite of guidance relating to Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG).… More >>

What is an Article 4 Direction? A Homeowner’s Guide

“Article 4 Direction” – Don’t Panic, It’s Not as Scary as it Sounds!More >>

Converting Your Garage into Extra Living Space: What You Need to Know

We all love more space in our homes, whether it’s an office nook, craft room, or just a cozy snug.… More >>

Are There Any Restrictions on installing Solar Panels on a Home Permitted by One of the Classes in the General Permitted Development Order?

When you own a home that has been permitted by one of the classes in the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO) (i.e.… More >>

Planning success – Section 73 application in relation to varying floor plans of a HMO

Planning House are delighted that a Section 73 application has been approved in relation to varying the approved floor plans of a HMO in Hartlepool to regularise the implemented 7 bedroom scheme.… More >>

Planning Success for Certificate of Lawfulness confirming proposed residential use

Planning House are delighted to have secured approval of a Certificate of Lawfulness for the proposed residential use of a block of 10 flats used as student House in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in Newcastle upon Tyne.… More >>

Converting an agricultural building to residential

Are you thinking of converting an agricultural building to residential? Building your dream home in the countryside can be tricky, plots becoming available can be scarce, and even more so those that you can actually develop on!… More >>