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Planning Portal MIR – The Regional View

The rise in applications this June as compared to June 2020 was felt in every region in England and Wales. Overall, applications were 17% higher than last year, but though every region saw an increase, the extent of this varied across the country.

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Planning Portal Annual Conference: Andrew Baddeley-Chappell, CEO, National Custom and Self Build Association

Joining our “Planning Reform, One Year On” panel discussion at the Planning Portal Annual Conference on Monday, 15 November 2021 at 10:30 is Andrew Baddeley-Chappell, CEO of the National Custom and Self Build Association.

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Application numbers in England and Wales – 63,873 applications submitted throughout June 2021.

Typically, we see a slight drop in application numbers between the months of May and June, however, this year saw a negligible increase of 376 between the two months.

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Planning Portal Conference: New speaker – Amos Simbo, Founder, Black Professionals in Construction

Joining our Carbon Zero panel discussion at the Planning Portal Annual Conference on Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 10:30 is Amos Simbo, Founder, Black Professionals in Construction (BPIC).

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Do I need planning permission for a Rooflight?

In England and Wales, you won’t need planning permission for most skylights. However, the rules in Scotland are stricter, and planning permission will be required.

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Planning Market Insight Report: We are halfway through the year, how is the market looking?

The first half of 2021 has certainly thrown up some challenges and developments, what with extended lockdown restrictions and rising numbers of COVID-19 cases driven by the Delta variant, but it has been another strong six months in terms of application submissions with 387,427 applications being submitted through the Planning Portal.

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Do I need Planning Permission for a shed?

It is very important to check that your shed does not need planning permission to avoid breaking laws.

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The regional view – is the North East reaping the rewards of investment?

For the third month in a row the leading region, in terms of the number of applications submitted, is the North East with a 67 percent rise from last year.

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