1: Historical Introduction 2: Planning Organization 3: The Evolution of Development Plans 4: Development Plans: Their Legal Significance After the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 5: Definition of Development 1: Operational Development 6: Definition of Development 2: Material Change of Use 7: The Need for Planning Permission 1: General Permitted Development Order; Local Development Orders 8: The Need for Planning Permission 2: Cases of Doubt 9: Applications for Planning Permission 1: Pre-Submission Requirements 10: Applications for Planning Permission 2: Procedure on Receipt of Applications by the Local Planning Authority 11: Determinations of Applications for Planning Permission 12: Environmental Impact Assessment 13: Strategic Environmental Assessment 14: Conditions 15: The Construction, Scope, Effect, and Life of a Planning Permission 16: Development by the Crown, Statutory Undertakers, and Local Authorities; Public Works Orders 17: Planning Agreements; Planning Obligations; and The Community Infrastructure Levy 18: Appeals; Statutory Review; Judicial Review; The Ombudsman 19: Human Rights 20: Enforcement of Planning Control 21: Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas 22: Ancient Monuments and Areas of Archaeological Importance 23: Minerals 24: The Control of Outdoor Advertisements 25: Trees, Hedgerows, and High Hedges 26: Conservation of Natural Habitats and Protected Species and Biodiversity 27: Remedies for Adverse Planning Decisions 28: Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects 29: Town and Village Greens
Dr Ashley Bowes is a barrister specialising in planning law at Cornerstone Barristers and is the General Editor of the Journal of Planning & Environmental Law. He is ranked as a leading practitioner in the field by Chambers & Partners, the Legal 500 and by the trade magazine, Planning. Ashley has experience of acting for developers and planning authorities at public inquiries, and has acted for both claimants and defendants at all stages of planning litigation, including to the Supreme Court. He is also a member of the Attorney General's C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown, in which capacity he represents the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government in planning litigation concerning the UK Government.