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MHCLG appoint Commonplace to help reimagine planning notices.

Posted by on Apr 13, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and Innovation UK have appointed Commonplace to help reimagine planning notices. More than 400,000 planning applications are submitted in England every year, and local planning...

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Planning rules will be relaxed to turn empty High St shops into flats

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

Planning restrictions will be relaxed so empty shops can be converted more easily Full planning applications will no longer be required to convert shops It will become easier to change empty business spaces into cafes or restaurants  The package of...

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Emerging legislation and written ministerial statement on planning and hospitality

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

LEGISLATION AND MATTERS ARISING Written Ministerial Statements • Secretary of State for the MHCLG, Robert Jenrick gave a Written Ministerial Statement on Planning and Hospitality to extend some of the Permitted Development Rights including pavement...

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March Newsletter and a Guide for residents about online scams

Posted by on Mar 26, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

From the Secretary of NORA The NORA March Newsletter: Newsletter March 2021 A Guide for Residents about Online Scams: SCams etc  ...

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NORA’s response to the National Planning Policy Framework Draft

Posted by on Mar 15, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

Dear Member, Please find attached NORA’s Response To The National Planning Policy Framework Draft Text And The National Model Design Code: NORA response final draft 110321 The salient points and comments have been collated from...

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Chief Planning Officer for England outlines planning proposals to local Chief Planners

Posted by on Feb 12, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

AVERLEY OUTLINES PLANNING PROPOSALS TO LOCAL CHIEF PLANNERS England’s chief planner has outlined the Government’s proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and given local authorities the opportunity to apply for funding...

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The end of the leasehold trap?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

    THE END OF THE LEASEHOLD TRAP? AN EXPLANATION OF THE NEW LAWS BEING INTRODUCED TO PROTECT LEASEHOLDERS The ‘scandalous pitfalls of leasehold’ will be banished under new legislation Homeowners will be able to extend leases...

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January 2021 Newsletter

Posted by on Jan 24, 2021 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

Please find below the first of the NORA Newsletters.   If you have any comments or views on any of the articles in the Newsletter, please send them to the Secretary of NORA at: noraseretary@gmail.com. Newsletter January 2021

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Petition: Set standards for soundproofing Houses in Multiple Occupation

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

There is a petition to Parliament asking for action on soundproofing HMOs.  This is an issue of concern for many neighbours of HMOs. Neighbours of HMOs are suffering from the noises of HMOs, including from ‘heavy hydraulic-sprung...

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Licensing of HMOs should not be separate from granting of planning permission. Warwick District Council is consulting on linking these together

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in News, Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

Dear all, It’s been a particular bone of contention among members of the Lobby that licensing of HMOs is quite separate from the granting of planning permission, in England and Wales.  It can lead to a situation where a HMO quite legitimately...

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