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20/04/2017

Legal briefs: Planning status of house can be relevant to selective licensing, Upper Tribunal rules

Words: Roger Milne
Courtroom Gavel - legal changes that affect planners

A round-up of legal news: 17 April-21 April, 2017

Planning status of house can be relevant to selective licensing, Upper Tribunal rules

It is legitimate for a local housing authority to have regard to the planning status of a house when deciding – under a selective licensing regime – whether or not to grant a licence, the Upper Tribunal has ruled.

Local Government Lawyer

Campaigners in legal challenge to decision by council to demolish theatre

Campaigners have launched legal action against Scarborough Borough Council over its decision to demolish the town’s Futurist Theatre.

Local Government Lawyer

Tribunal judge overturns listing of allotment site as an asset of community value

A tribunal has overturned the designation by Ribble Valley Borough Council of an allotment site in Lancashire as an asset of community value, because nearby housing development makes it "highly unrealistic" that the site will ever be used as allotments again.

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