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NORA 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 from NORA: 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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From NORA: 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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NORA: Permitted development rights legal challenge rejected – what this means for extenders

Posted by on Nov 19, 2020 in News, Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

This is a very current and topical matter and it is interesting to see that the RCA are intending to Appeal the decision…watch this space?! 18 November 2020 PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS LEGAL CHALLENGE REJECTED – WHAT THIS MEANS FOR EXTENDERS...

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NORA: Ministers will overhaul controversial planning system changes to decide where to build thousands of new homes

Posted by on Nov 17, 2020 in News, Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

Ministers will overhaul controversial planning system changes after Tory revolt over use of algorithm to decide where to build thousands of new homes Theresa May said the algorithm ‘flies in the face’ of Conservative levelling-up She...

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NORA responses to the MHCLG Planning Consultations and HoC Enquiry into the Planning System

Posted by on Nov 13, 2020 in News, Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

A big ‘thank you’ to NORA, the National Organisation of Residents’ Associations! Now that the above have been lodged, a big to the NORA Committee, especially Zofia Lovell, Alan Shrank and Jerry Gillen and all those NORA...

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The National Organisation of Residents’ Associations Newsletter

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in News, Planning Information: National Organisation of Residents' Associations (NORA)

Some interesting articles on the latest Government Planning proposals here which  could help with Consultations that HRA and others are involved in:  

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