planning permission

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planning permission

(in Britain) formal permission that must be obtained from a local authority before development or a change of use of land or buildings
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Jean Steer, chairman of West Ewell and Ruxley Residents' Association, said: "First of all the residents of this ward would be horrified to be told they could not make representation to the planning department on planning applications.
In addition, the planning application for the Chestnut Lakeside development in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, was heard again by the planning committee on Tuesday and was recommended for approval by planning officers.
Caulmert's planning director Howard Jones said: "This is a significant change in the planning process, and places additional duties on the applicant before a valid planning application can be submitted.
Decisions on most planning applications are delegated to Senior Officers.
SIR - We would like to address this open letter to Planning Minister Carl Sargeant : We refer to your recent meeting with officers from Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg to discuss your new draft Planning Bill, and specifically your comment that no county councillor has contacted you to express their concern that there is no way to oppose a planning application on the basis of the impact on the language.
McDonalds' planning application for a 2,800 sq metre diner attracted an objection from the police safer neighbourhood team, which said the restaurant could cause "nuisance and distress" to elderly residents.
He said: "We have received a planning application in relation to the yard.
Why on earth do we have a council with the power to accept or reject planning applications, when it can go to a Planning Inspectorate which has the power to overturn these decisions?
The council said a separate planning application for the Woodchurch site is expected to be submitted by the club shortly.
In about 98 per cent of cases, the planning department at Coventry City Council deals with planning applications within the timescale set by Government, it was announced yesterday.
Mr Johnson's spokesman said: "There's no conflict of interest and no planning application pending."
A RECORD number of new homes are being built in Liverpool, with the highest ever number of planning applications granted.
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