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Planning news – 9 September 2021

by on September 10, 2021

Covid-19 outdoor measures could become permanent
Measures introduced to aid high streets and hospitality venues during the Covid-19 pandemic could become permanent as the government consults on the permitted development rights (PDRs).
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Homes England launches land disposal approach
Homes England has launched its Delivery Partner Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), which will replace the Delivery Partner Panel 3 (DPP3).
Laura Edgar, The Planner

South West council says planning services are ‘struggling’ with Covid-19 demand
Dorset Council has announced that it is struggling with increased submissions of planning applications during the Covid-19 pandemic as it continues ‘slimming down’ its services.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Barry Docks biomass plant faces shutdown as council takes enforcement action
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has decided to take enforcement action over a nine-megawatt biomass gasification plant in Barry Docks in a move that requires the owners to stop operating the facility and permanently remove all buildings, plant, and associated equipment from the land.
Roger Milne, The Planner

More than 1,500 homes approved in Swindon
Swindon Borough Council has granted outline planning permission for 1,550 homes on land at Great Stall East.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
• Consent for Morrisons near Stonehaven sought
• Inquiry on Cumbrian coal mine starts today
• Public views sought on short-term lets in Edinburgh
• Consultancy appointed on Guernsey Airport masterplan
Laura Edgar, The Planner

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