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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It said councils need powers to act on uncompleted schemes, including making it easier to compulsorily purchase land where homes remain unbuilt, and to be able to charge developers full council tax for every unbuilt development from when the original planning permission expires.
Planning permission was granted to Liam and Cheryl in 2015 to add a single-storey extension on the main house, with space for an indoor pool with a tropical plant area, rockery, flowing stream and jacuzzi.
The company has three years to start work or bosses will have to apply for planning permission again.
As well as the location and chances of obtaining planning permission, consider the value of the land (or rather its value to you) and how you can get services and vehicles to it.
However, if you're covering an area of more than five square metres in an impermeable material and rainwater won't be able to drain to a permeable area, planning permission will be required.
On 'designated land', which includes conservation areas and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the PD rules (as long as PD rights haven't been removed - see below) are different, and planning permission is required for more things.
And planning permission has now been granted, on the condition that the development is not opened until details are provided of potential noise sources and refuse plans.
Announcing the appointment, the Minister said: This is the first step in obtaining outline planning permission for the Colin Town Centre development proposals, as well as finalising the design and layout of the overall masterplan.
I've been waiting for planning permission in Carmarthen for two years," Kiley said.
But joyless officers at Stafford refused them planning permission for the skull and crossbones flag.
A HOUSE worth pounds 400,000 is to be demolished after it was built without planning permission.
A FATHER-of-four has applied for planning permission to build an underground biological and chemical shelter to protect his family.
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