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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this podcast Anne Williams, a barrister with over 20 years experience in planning and environmental law matters gives a step-by-step practical guide to planning inquiries. She explains the circumstances in which an inquiry should be pursued and how to go about making a persuasive case to the Planning Inspectorate for determination by this method of planning appeal. She then sets out the relevant procedure from pre-inquiry preparation through to the inquiry itself and what to expect at each of the key stages.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be familiar with the circumstances in which you can appeal when an application for planning permission has been refused by an LPA;
  • Know the methods of appeal available to a client and the pros and cons of pursuing the inquiry route;
  • Understand how the Planning Inspectorate will approach requests for an inquiry and how best to make a persuasive case;
  • Know the criteria for inquiry procedure and how to apply the criteria;
  • Be aware of the key stages leading up to a planning inquiry and how properly to prepare;
  • Know what to expect from a pre-inquiry meeting;
  • Know what to expect at the inquiry;
  • Know how to deal with conditions and planning obligations;
  • Know what to do in the event that the Inspector decides against you;
  • Be aware of costs considerations;
  • Have considered future developments in planning policy.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2012;
  • The Planning Inspectorate Procedural Guidance (April 2010);
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

In this podcast Anne Williams, a specialist planning and environmental law barrister from 6 Pump Court provides a step-by-step practical guide to planning inquiries.

Date recorded: 14th March 2012

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