Our Guide to the Planning Requirements for Short-Term Holiday Letting Accommodation

Our Guide to the Planning Requirements for Short-Term Holiday Letting Accommodation
In this blog, Kayleigh Lancaster (Planning Specialist) provides her advice on whether planning permission could be required for the use of existing ho...
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Copeland Local Plan Consultation Deadline - Extended to 30 November 2020

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Due to the high level of interest in the Copeland Local Plan Preferred Options, the Council have extended the Preferred Options consultation by a furt...
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COVID-19 Update

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Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on the 31 October of a national lockdown, as of Thursday 5th November we are closing our office doors to t...
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Lake District National Park - Major Modifications Consultation Launched

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The Lake District National Park Authority have launched their latest consultation on their new Local Plan. This is the last opportunity to comment on ...
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Penrith Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Launched

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Eden District Council has received a Neighbourhood Development Plan from Penrith Town Council. A Neighbourhood Plan sets out a vision for a local area...
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Copeland Launches Local Plan Consultation

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A new public consultation has been launched into a key document that will help shape the future of Copeland. Copeland Borough Council is in the proces...
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Affordable Housing Prospectus Published

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Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has today (8 September 2020) announced that the prospectus inviting bids for the government’s massive investment in a...
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Use Class Order Update

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On 21st July 2020 the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 (2020 No. 757) was laid before Parliament outlini...
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Extension of Planning Permissions

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The Business and Planning Act 2020 temporarily modifies the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Are...
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Changes to Construction Working Hours

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Changes to Construction Working Hours The Business and Planning Act 2020 temporarily modifies the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to introduce a ne...
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Carlisle Southern Link Road

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On 23 July 2020, Cumbria County Council's Cabinet agreed to enter in to a new and important funding agreement with Homes England to deliver the new Ca...
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Adoption of Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2)

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Allerdale Borough Council has formally adopted the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2) at a virtual meeting of their Full Council on 22 July 2020. The Aller...
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New Housing Approved in Kirkby Stephen

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Full planning approval has been granted for the construction of two new dwellings in the historic market town of Kirkby Stephen. The scheme will provi...
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Build, Build, Build..... Government Announces New Planning Reforms

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out new regulations that will see buildings and land changing use without planning permission, with a policy pape...
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A Message From Local Plan News

Planning is still moving onwards, South Lakeland District Council are continuing with the development of the Local Plan. If you have land or an intere...
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Coronavirus Update

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I am sure that the challenging circumstances of the past week have not escaped you as they have impacted on everyone’s way of life. As a result of the...
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Letter from Chief Planner, Steve Quartermain CBE (March 2020)

“Planning is a wonderful profession and we have great people doing a great job. Be practical, be pragmatic and let's plan for the recovery” In what wa...
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New Temporary Permitted Development Rights for the Change of Use

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The Government’s new permitted development rights to allow restaurants and pubs to become takeaways have now been released under ‘The Town and Country...
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Coronavirus Update

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At PFK we aim to continue our service as best we can during this difficult time. We will continue to monitor the situation and take guidance from the ...
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Planning application for first phase of E41 submitted

PFK have recently made a planning application for the first phase of infrastructure to support the new business park proposed for Penrith which has be...
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