The book comprehensively covers all aspects of planning law, with chapters on central and local administration, development, planning permission, environmental impact assessment, conservation, and review by the courts and ombudsmen. This edition looks closely at the far-reaching changes to planning law which were brought about by the Localism Act 2011, as well as the continuing repercussions of the Planning Act 2008. The book examines the effects of all recent legislative reforms, including the amendments to the General Permitted Development Order 1995 and the introduction of the Habitats and Species Regulations 2010. The new edition also contains expanded treatment of infrastructure planning, taking account of the 2008 planning reforms and their subsequent amendments.
Written in a concise and user-friendly style, this book is an ideal resource for lawyers specialising in planning law, planning professionals, and students studying planning law, surveying, town planning, architecture, and environmental law.