Category Archives: Publications

A Practical Guide to Heritage Statements

What is a Heritage Statement?

A heritage statement is an assessment of the significance of various types of heritage asset, exploring the impact of proposed developments upon these historical features.… More >>

Is it time to rebrand Green Belts?

For all the drama surrounding the ‘once in a generation’ reform of England’s planning system heralded by the various Government announcements in 2020, the most emotive and divisive planning issue of all was conspicuously absent – Green Belt.… More >>

Planning Success – Appeal Allowed for Residential Development

Planning House are very pleased to announce that we have secured planning permission via an allowed appeal for up to 3 dwellings on land outside of Esh Winning.… More >>

A Practical Guide to Modification of s106 Planning Obligation Agreements

What is a Section 106 Agreement?

A section 106 agreement (s106 agreement) is designed to make a development that would otherwise not be possible happen by securing mitigation measure and/or contributions from a developer; known as planning obligations.  … More >>

A Practical Guide to Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

Today we’re going to take a whistle stop tour of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs), covering all the basic considerations you need to keep in mind if you’re looking to progress with one.… More >>

A Practical Guide to Development in the Green Belt

There are 6 main steps to consider when a proposed development lies within a Green Belt.… More >>

Planning Success – Modification of s106 legal agreement

Planning House are delighted to have secured approval for the modification of a previously agreed s106 legal agreement for residential development in Hartlepool.… More >>

Planning Success – Council Housing, Hartlepool

Planning House have a passion for social housing, and we’re absolutely ecstatic to have assisted in securing approval for an affordable residential development scheme comprising the erection of 18 no.… More >>