Podcast Location:
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Part of:
The Localism Act 2011 CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
Planning
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast will consider the principal components of the part of the Localism Act 2011 dealing with planning enforcement. It will examine the provisions relating to retrospective planning permission, time limits for enforcing concealed breaches of planning control, assurance as regards prosecution for persons served with enforcement action, planning offences and penalties.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what the Localism Act seeks to achieve regarding the Enforcement aspect of the planning system;
  • Know when an LPA may decline to determine an application for planning permission for the development of land;
  • Understand what the Ground (a) appeal foregone provision means for developers;
  • Be aware of the new rules relating to time limits in cases involving concealment and planning enforcement order’s procedure;
  • Know what will be provided regarding assurance as regards prosecution for persons served with an enforcement notice and what developments will mean in practice;
  • Know what provision the Localism Act 2011 makes for time limits and penalties.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Localism Act 2011;
  • The Queen (on the application of Fidler) v. SSLG & Another [2011] EWCA Civ 1159;
  • Welwyn Hatfield Council v. SSCLG & Beesley[2010] UK SC 15.

In this podcast Simon Pickles from Landmark Chambers discusses how planning enforcement is provided for in the Localism Act 2011.

Date added: 25th January 2012

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