Planning conditions and obligations

Local planning authorities (LPAs) can impose conditions on the grant of planning permission. These conditions can regulate the development or use of any land in the applicant's control or can require the carrying out of works on that land.

There are policy tests for these conditions, and LPAs have a duty to give reasons for their decisions. Practical considerations include:

This section deals with the position in England. In Wales, different planning policies and law may apply.

This section is maintained by Poonam Pattni of 12CP Barristers.

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