Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Jennifer Glasgow

Proposed update to planning requirements for biodiversity net gain

Proposed update to planning requirements for biodiversity net gain

The Environmental Bill will introduce a mandatory 10% biodiversity net gain requirement for planning approval. This article will look at how it will b ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Government white paper 2020 - making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users”

Housebuilder Top Tip: Government white paper 2020 - making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users”

Government White Paper 2020: making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users” In the ‘next few months’ the Govern ...

What the Queens speech has indicated for planning and the environment this parliament

What the Queens speech has indicated for planning and the environment this parliament

The Queens speech set out the goals of this parliament, its policies and pledges to improve Planning and the Environment in the UK, some of the key co ...

Planning appeals - What you need to know since the Rosewell Review

Planning appeals - What you need to know since the Rosewell Review

The recommendations of the Rosewell Review were designed to reduce the time taken for a planning appeal to be heard at inquiry. The changes are radica ...

The importance of considering ‘setting’ in a heritage context

The importance of considering ‘setting’ in a heritage context

The National Planning Policy Framework (“NPPF”) provides guidance on when a planning proposal might cause harm to the significance of a heritage asset ...

The tilted balance: Where are we now?

The tilted balance: Where are we now?

Just because one planning policy is out of date the tilted balance should not automatically apply.