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News analysis: How sites visits are being conducted during Covid-19

Words: Laura Edgar
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Visiting potential sites for development is one of the final steps in processing a planning application, so how has coronavirus (Covid-19) affected the way building control professionals go about ensuring works comply with building regulations?

What happened to planning officer site visits in the wake of the government enforced a lockdown to stem the spread of the virus on 23 March? The Planner spoke to planning and built environment professionals to find out.Restricted visitsRebecca Coley, head of planning and development at Trafford Council, says the pandemic saw all site visits stop with the exception of posting........
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