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New permitted development rights for farm buildings

New permitted development rights for farm buildings

By Laura Potts, MRTPI, Planning Consultant, CAD Architects On May 21st 2024, a significant change to planning regulations came into effect for farmers in England. Agriculture is a bedrock of local communities in Cornwall and many parts of the South West, so this...

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A range of new planning reforms in the pipeline

A range of new planning reforms in the pipeline

By Laura Potts MRTPI, Planning Consultant, CAD Planning 2024 is set to be a busy one for planning reform, with a number of key changes being proposed and consulted on. In this article, we examine three specific areas of reform: street votes, national development...

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Important changes to permitted development rights proposed

Important changes to permitted development rights proposed

By Laura Potts MRTPI, Planning Consultant, CAD Planning On 13th February 2024, the Government published a consultation paper where it outlined proposed planning regulation changes that would extend the permitted development rights – for works that can be carried out...

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7 architecture trends to look out for in 2024

7 architecture trends to look out for in 2024

Architecture is constantly changing and evolving. That is one of the reasons why it is such an exciting field to work in. There are a number of factors that are driving this change. Technology is making advances all the time. New building techniques such as 3D...

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Understanding the 4-year and 10-year planning rules

Understanding the 4-year and 10-year planning rules

By Laura Potts MRTPI, Planning Consultant, CAD Planning You may well have heard of these two rules before. Together, they play an important role in our local planning landscape. Due to legislation that is now in its final stages of passing through Parliament, it seems...

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CAD Architects expands its Planning Consultancy team

CAD Architects expands its Planning Consultancy team

Last year, CAD Architects in Truro took the bold step of setting up its own in-house Planning Consultancy service. This move has proved so successful that CAD Planning has now taken on a further highly experienced planning specialist. We are delighted to welcome...

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