The current listed building consent system is failing, mainly because governments have failed to fund the expert local authority resourcing it requires. Thi
In addition to the main CLA response to the draft NPPF on this site, the CLA made a further more technical response on heritage. Although the NPPF's histori
The Government's current planning policies regarding Gypsies and travellers are becoming outdated due to broader changes in the planning system and so needed updating. The Government is consulting on a number of proposals as to how this can be done. The CLA is broadly supportive of the approach being adopted, but is doubtful that it goes far enough in giving a sufficient incentive for Local Planning Authorities to provide the necessary sites.
This document sets out the CLA's priorities and policies for the forthcoming and overarching National Planning Policy Framework.
CLA's response to the Government's consultation on amendments to the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations
CLA response to PPS Planning for a natural and healthy environment sets out our very real concerns that planning policy as it affects rural areas is likely to have a detrimental affect on the sustainability of the rural economy, rural communities and ultimately on the natural environment that this PPS purports to protect
Andrew is Chief Surveyor. He deals with policy and advice on infrastructure, utilities, compulsory purchase, telecoms agricultural tenancies, valuations, non-domestic rates, council tax and minerals. He is also secretary to the Institutional Landowners Group and the Minerals Working Party. Andrew leads the Property Management team who cover national policy and advice for rural business, diversification, digital connectivity, planning, housing, historic environment, designations, tourism and economics.
Jonathan Thompson MA MBA DipM has been advising CLA members on heritage since 2006. He is an Oxford University history and economics graduate. He qualified as a chartered surveyor, worked in property management and development, ran the commercial operations and 200 historic buildings of the Landmark Trust, and was chief executive of the Architectural Heritage Fund.
Fenella is a chartered surveyor (Rural Board) with 19 years experience advising CLA members about matters related to development management and planning policy.
This Briefing Note sets out an analysis of the Planning reforms outlined in the Housing White Paper together with some CLA commentary.