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Legal briefs: Judge quashes planning permission for gypsy caravan development

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

A round-up of legal news: 18 June-24 June, 2016

Judge quashes planning permission for gypsy caravan development

A Deputy High Court judge has quashed Maidstone Borough Council’s grant of planning permission for a change of use of land from grazing to residential for a gypsy caravan and a touring caravan after ruling there was an error in the consent.

Local Government Lawyer

Planning barrister ordered to take advice on withdrawing from cases

A barrister has been told by a disciplinary tribunal to take advice on when it is proper to withdraw from a case, after she refused to act in accordance with instructions from Wychavon District Council following a planning appeal.

Local Government Lawyer 

High Court quashes An Bord Pleanála decision to allow wind farm in County Clare

The High Court has quashed the decision of An Bord Pleanála to approve a wind farm development in County Clare following a case brought by a third-party appellant. The court ruled that the Bord had failed to provide an appropriate assessment and reasons for the determination.

Irish Legal News