How ET Planning Championed a Homeowner’s Cause, Saving £20,000 in Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charges in Farnham

In the labyrinth of town planning and property development regulations, the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) emerges as a critical consideration for homeowners and architects embarking on construction projects. The CIL, designed to support the infrastructure needs of local authorities, can significantly impact the budget of any development project. This makes understanding and correctly applying CIL […]

ET Planning secure permission for 40 dwellings on behalf of Your Land Partner

Scroxton & Partners

Site : Land West of Silver Street, South Petherton LPA: South Somerset Proposed Development:  Outline application for the demolition of single garage, and the erection of 40no dwellings (26 market & 14 affordable); considering access only, with all other matters reserved Client: Your Land Partners ET Planning on behalf of Your Land Partner have helped […]

Navigating the Changing Landscape of Short-Term Lets Regulation in the UK

Short term let rules

The UK government has recently proposed new planning changes to short-term lets to protect communities and ensure the availability of homes. Primarily, the new rules would limit the total number of days that properties in certain areas could be rented as short-term lets. This shift marks a turning point in the UK property rental sector, […]

Maximising the Future High Streets Fund: A Comprehensive Strategy for Your Town Centre

future high streets fund

Unlocking the Potential of your Town Centre with the Future High Streets Fund. The continual evolution of shopping habits and consumer expectations is reshaping our town centres. People are increasingly demanding diverse experiences – from bustling marketplaces to innovative retail concepts. Fortunately, the Future High Streets Fund provides local councils with a golden opportunity to […]

ET Planning Secure Planning Permission for Electric Car Charging Points across the UK

Electric car charging points

In recent years, there has been a surge in the purchase and sale of electric cars across the United Kingdom. With the UK government actively encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) as part of its commitment to reducing carbon emissions, the need for an accessible and reliable charging infrastructure has become paramount. This has […]

Successful Planning Appeal for existing extension in Kingston

Kingston Surrey

A recent case at 66 Kings Road, Kingston, exemplifies how effective ET Planning can overturn a refusal, even in complex circumstances involving retrospective applications. The Challenge Retrospective Application: The project was already completed, making it a retrospective planning application. This added a layer of complexity as it shifted the discussion from potential impacts to actual […]

An Approved Sequential Test Following Recent Legislation (PPG)

ET Planning recently achieved a remarkable victory in which planning permission was granted for a unique project at Stable View Business Park, Hewish, Weston-Super-Mare. Application 23/P/0439/FUL was approved for 15 touring caravans and a holiday cottage, in which the submitted sequential test was deemed to be acceptable. The Proposal Located within Flood Zone 3, the […]

ET Planning exhibit at the Farm Business Innovation Show

Neighbourhood Planning service

A Resounding Success: ET Planning at Farm Business Innovation Show When it comes to showcasing our  business services, ET Planing delivered at the recent Farm Business Innovation Show at NEC Birmingham. The event served as a platform to connect with a range of business entities— from fellow exhibitors to an interested and engaged delegate audience. […]

A Town Planning Consultant’s Guide to HMOs

In this mini video series, Emily from ET Planning takes you through the some of the issues we see our clients facing when making Planning Applications for Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO). Each video in the series covers a different topic.