Bill speeds planning and offers safer ways to work
The COVID-19 pandemic, with its Lockdown and social distancing, has had a substantial effect on planning with developers unable to comply with the time limits in their planning permissions along with delays in appeals.
As a result, the Business and Planning Bill 2019-21 was introduced in the Commons on 25 June 2020. The Government recognised the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses/developers and the need to provide safer ways of working because of social distancing. The Bill is now progressing through the Lords.
The Bill provides a mixture of measures and include:
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Note: the information contained in this article is accurate at the time of publication on 13 July 2020. The remarks in this article are not a substitute for legal advice on the specific circumstances of any case.