The latest changes to the government’s planning policy were published on the 24th July 2018 with a revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed the exchange rate for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 payments made in sterling.
Following the announcement of changes to the General Permitted Development Order of the Town and Country Planning Act 2015 in April 2018, Assetsphere have been successful in acquiring consent for 5 dwellings on a site in North Dorset.
Assetsphere have been successful in securing permission for a new agricultural building under the revised Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2018.
Class R is the change of use of agricultural buildings to flexible commercial uses under the General Permitted Development Order 2015.
The Reduction and Prevention of Agricultural Diffuse Pollution (England) Regulations 2018 came into effect on 2nd April 2018. The Regulations impose new rules to those in control of agricultural land to prevent manure, fertiliser and soil from agricultural activity getting into inland freshwaters, coastal waters, springs, wells and boreholes.
Alex Orttewell, Julie Chandler and Kitty Campbell of AssetSphere attended the CLA breakfast on the first day of the Royal Bath & West Show, with Defra minister George Eustice as the main speaker.
On the 6 April 2018 Housing Minster Dominic Raab announced changes to the General Permitted Development Order of the Town and Country Planning Act 2015. These new permitted development rights relate to conversions of agricultural buildings to residential dwellings and new agricultural buildings.
We are pleased to announce the merger of Assetoptimal Limited and AO Consultancy Limited. Having worked together on many projects, we have now formed a new business, AssetSphere.
The new legislation for Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) comes into effect from the April 1 2018. Landlords will therefore need to ensure that changes are made prior to the regulations coming into force.