An Overview of Planning Law

This training is designed to give delegates an overview of planning law and will explore the important interplay between planning and environmental legislation.

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This course is particularly suited to those new to planning and for those engaged in administrative roles.

For delegates working within the area of development control, this course will assist with the practicalities of file management and the serving of notices and documents.

Key Learning Points:

  • The Role of the Local Authority
  • History of Planning Law
  • Hierarchy of Planning
  • Planning Legislation Overview
  • Applications under Section 5
  • Control of Development
  • Making a Planning Application
  • Planning Conditions Including Compliance Conditions
  • Outline Planning Permission
  • Retention Planning Permission
  • Other Types of Development
  • Strategic Infrastructure
  • Protected Structures
  • Architectural Conservation Areas and Areas of Special Planning Control
  • Area of Special Planning Control
  • Strategic Housing Development
  • Planning Appeals
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Appropriate Assessment
  • Material Contravention Procedure
  • Judicial Review
  • The Planning Regulator
  • The Aarhus Convention
  • Planning Enforcement

This virtual training course is delivered by an experienced lawyer who can give clear guidance on course topics in an interactive and experiential format.