Town and Village Green new trigger events

The new trigger events after which land proposed for development is protected from applications for registration as town or village greens have come into force. Details of the ‘events’ are contained in The Commons (Town and Village Green) (Trigger and Terminating Events) Order 2014. This extends the list of trigger events which already prevented applications being made where an application for planning permission had been made or a site had been identified for development in a draft development plan. The restriction now also applies to land which is subject to a draft local or neighbourhood development order or a request for deemed planning permission.
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