This ‘bite-sized’ webinar looks at what clerks and local councils can do when they consider a bad or unlawful planning decision has been made, including planning enforcement and planning appeals. It will explore:

  • What is a breach of planning control
  • The ‘Call-in’ of planning applications
  • Planning enforcement
  • Planning Appeals
  • Ombudsman
  • Judicial Review
  • Other recourses that are available to local councils
  • The role of clerks and local councils in all of this
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Wednesday 13 December, 10:00am – 11:00am


Members: £30 + VAT
Non-Members: £35 + VAT

CPD points

Claim 1 CPD point for attending this webinar!

Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event (please check your spam inbox) and your invoice will be sent before the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event.

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“It covers many of the points we have experienced in some local planning applications/problems.”
Michael Beazley, Langford Parish Council

About the Trainer

This webinar will be led by Andrew Towlerton, National Planning Advisor to the Society of Local Council Clerks. A qualified planner, Andrew has worked in various senior planning roles in the public and private sectors. He is also a parish clerk so is familiar with local councils.

Andrew Towlerton, National Planning Advisor

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SLCC is always keen to respond to members’ needs for training. If you would like to register an interest in having a particular course delivered via webinar or in your region, please let us know.

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