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24 July 2020

Government changes planning permission requirements for unused buildings

The government has introduced new laws removing the requirement for planning permission when demolishing and rebuilding unused buildings as homes.

Coming into effect in September, this aims to deliver new homes and revitalise town centres across England, as commercial and retail properties can be quickly repurposed.

Mark Challis, Partner, in our planning and environment team comments on this in an article for Mortgage Introducer.

The full article is available, here.

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