A recent Court of Appeal case involving a caravan site in Cornwall is a reminder of how local planning authorities should go about exercising the requirement under section 38(6) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 to determine planning applications in accordance with the development plan unless material considerations indicate otherwise.

Alex Ground appears in Planning Resource discussing a recent Court of Appeal case.

Legal Viewpoint: Pinpointing the policy conflicts that matter most is available to read on the Planning Resource website via subscription.

Alex is a partner in our real estate team. She advises on all aspects of planning, highways and compulsory purchase including planning applications, appeals, negotiating s106 agreements, challenges and enforcement.