Real Estate Talking Points: Pre-commencement Planning Conditions – A Thing of the Past?
"Planning conditions should be kept to a minimum and only imposed where they are necessary, relevant to planning and to the development to be permitted, enforceable, precise and reasonable in all other respects… Conditions that are required to be discharged before development commences should be avoided, unless there is a clear justification."
The recently published National Planning Policy Framework is clear that planning conditions should be kept to a minimum and pre-commencement conditions (those that are required to be discharged before development can commence) should be avoided.
In this alert Louise Samuel and Kat Howarth discuss legislative changes that may reduce the number of pre-commencement conditions being imposed on planning permissions. Click here to read more.