Applying Local Plan Policy

Policy EM5 Any land released for development on the Cowley Works site will be retained primarily for B1 and B2 uses and some limited B8 uses, together with ancillary uses such as an hotel. Any other uses will only be considered if it can be demonstrated that they will assist in achieving the rapid development of the _site in an acceptable manner _ The emphasis of this policy is to secure B1 (Business), B2 (General Industry) and B8 (Storage) redevelopment on the former Cowley Works site. The...

Case Study

PLANNING AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT IN THE CITY OF LONDON The ancient heart of London, The City of London, comprises one square mile in area (2.6km2) and incorporates the capital's financial sector. The Great Fire of London in 1666 destroyed approximately 75 percent of the medieval City and bombing during the second world war destroyed approximately 30 per cent (Marriott 1989). The City Corporation is the local planning authority for this area. In the immediate post-war years the City...

Planning and the market

In the absence of town planning, land would be apportioned between competing uses by the price mechanism and the interaction of demand and supply. In this free-market situation, land would be used for the purpose that could extract the largest net return over a foreseeable period of time, but experience has shown that, unfettered, the market can consume resources in an ill conceived and shortsighted way, creating almost insurmountable problems for generations to come. Moreover, the competition...

Chapter Nine European planning

An examination of the domestic town planning system in any European nation will reveal a variety of different practices and procedures reflecting the distinct historical, geographical, political and economic factors that have shaped those countries. However, it is possible to identify specific features that help to distinguish or group the planning systems of European nations. This chapter examines the town planning systems of Germany, France, Spain, and the Netherlands (Table 9.1). Key...

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14 if a market, motor rally or clay pigeon shooting) Agricultural buildings and operations Industrial and warehouse development 7. This is not to be confused with the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 (SI 419), which deals with procedural matters relating to the submission of a planning application, e.g. it establishes the eight-week period for the determination of an application. a. Examples to illustrate some freedoms from planning permission established by...