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TerraQuest News

- Apr 2021

Planning Market Insight Report: 77,000+ submissions in March

Planning Portal reported that throughout this period, there were more than 171,000 planning applications submitted to local authorities throughout England and Wales.

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The 2021 Directory of Planning Consultants – Digital Leaflets

The Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) 2021 Directory of Planning Consultants regional digital leaflets are now available for you to download and share.

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New minimum space standards, April 2021

Legislative updates relevant to prior approval applications for new dwellinghouses (including through change of use) are coming into force from 6 April 2021 and apply to any such application submitted from that point onwards.

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Local Planning Authorities: Focus on the East Midlands Region

With the most recent local government reorganisation taking place in Northamptonshire, this month we are taking a closer look at the East Midlands. The East Midlands includes the historic and geographic counties of Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

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Planning Market Insight Report: Online planning application submissions via the Planning Portal each month since 2016.

Total application submission in March 2021 reached a whopping 77,289 applications exceeding February’s previous highest total of 63,258 by over 14,000 applications – an additional 22%!

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Planning Market Insight Report: Does the disparity between Planning Portal and MHCLG’s statistics highlight the increasing pressure local authorities are under?

Planning Portal reported in our monthly insight reports that there were more than 171,000 planning applications submitted to local authorities in England and Wales throughout this period.

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2020 Planning Market Insight Report: Householder Application submission and Prior Approval for Larger home extensions

Things have also been busy in the planning policy world. Not only have we had a white paper to pore over and digest, but we’ve also seen a whole raft of policy changes implemented over August and at the beginning of September.

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