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BJC Planning has achieved the removal of an agricultural tie on a workers’ dwelling at a former market garden in Warsash.  The application demonstrated that there was now no longer an overriding need or justification for there to be an immediate on-site presence at Conigre,...

New Forest District Council Members voted at last week’s Council Meeting to adopt a new Local Plan 2016-2036 Part One: Planning Strategy. This now provides the statutory basic for planning decisions and brings the development plan up to date with the NPPF. Please contact the team...

BJC Planning Managing Director, Bryan Jezeph, delivered a webinar on the subject of ‘Planning for an Ageing Society: Dwellings and downsizing for the elderly’.  The presentation was at the invitation of the RICS CPD Foundation to explore the failure of planning policy to provide appropriate...

Test Valley Borough Council has published its Refined Issues and Options document for public consultation between 3 July and 28 August 2020.  It outlines the issues which the Council will be focusing on in preparing their next Local Plan.  Key issues include: housing needs, supporting...

BJC Planning are delighted to continue to win Appeals for our clients. Our latest success is for a garden store/garage extension in Clanfield, East Hampshire. Permission has been granted, on appeal, for the extension including windows at first floor level and the use of the...

BJC Planning is pleased to advise that planning permission was granted for the development of seven dwellings at The Spinney, Lady Betty’s Drive, Whiteley.  The Planning Committee granted permission at its “virtual” Committee on 2 June.  Bryan Jezeph of BJC Planning made his Deputation in...

The latest Natural England ‘Advice on achieving nutrient neutrality for new development in the Solent Region’ V5 has now been published.  We at BJC Planning are working hard to ensure at all of our pending applications take account of this updated advice. If you would like...

  Chris is pleased to receive an appeal decision which granted permission for the change of use of a HMO to 3 flats in Southampton.  Southampton City Council had argued that as the HMO had at least 3 bedrooms and a garden, this change would result...