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Planning Practice Guidance Update In Rel...

On 22 July 2019 the PPG was updated in relation to rural housing, and notably Paragraph 010 under the heading ‘Housing needs of different groups'.
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Planning Permission Granted at Appeal fo...

The Acorus South West Office have secured planning permission for a client in Somerset following a planning appeal, for the erection of a new dwelling within a village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
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Conversion Approved Under Full Planning...

The Acorus North/Midlands Office have secured planning permission for a client in Greater Manchester for the conversion of a modern agricultural building to a dwelling.  The initial approach was to submit the proposal as a Prior Approval Class Q application.  However, it transpired that the building is within a ‘safety hazard area’ (i.e. a high pressure gas pipeline locally) and therefore the Class Q procedure was not applicable.
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Planning Success For The Acorus South Ea...

Planning success for the Acorus South East office has taken many forms recently, including diversification projects, a new grain store, removal of an agricultural occupancy condition, and residential conversions.
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Class Q Success For The Midlands Office

Prior approval for the proposed change of use of an agricultural building to a dwellinghouse (Class Q) was deemed not required by Cheshire East Borough Council and hence the development can progress as per the submitted drawings.
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Delight for Established Family Business

Outline Planning Permission has been secured for a dwelling at a horticultural nursery in Staffordshire.
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Class Q in Cheshire

The Midlands office is pleased to have secured permission for the Change of Use of an agricultural building to two dwellings (Class Q) in Cheshire. The applicant is very pleased with the outcome. 
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Planning Enforcement Article

To undertake development or change the use of buildings or land without planning consent is not necessarily unlawful but if you are discovered you may receive a planning enforcement notice.
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So Close, Yet So Far Away!

The team made it to their home town yesterday, looking tired yet happy... who can blame them? 
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Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Acorus director has left his starting point
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