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How does the local planning system work?

November 19, 2020 7:12 PM
By Stewart Palmen in Trowbridge Nub News

South West Wiltshire Liberal Democrats

Want to know how local planning works, here's a comprehensive article by the leader of Trowbridge Town
Stewart Palmén
unpicking all the facets.
There's been lots of discussion about planning applications in Trowbridge recently and with this a lot of confusion regarding who actually decides what to gain planning permission.
So tell me, who issues planning permissions?
Wiltshire Council is the local Planning Authority and they issue planning permission for small and large applications, ranging from an extension to a single dwelling, right through to that for a massive housing development ...... (read on).
https://trowbridge.nub.news/n/trowbridge-town-council-leaders-articles--who-approves-planning-applications-and-what-on-earth-is-a-five-year-land-supply?fbclid=IwAR0lmZwPOU_cyziYiU_NkYMGU-cGD4b8hIOKkJieLxOcN6JYQHSCvQRizAk Local Planning explained ()