Case law >> Building in protected areas rests on public sense rule
LesisPSL's Jen Hawkins discusses a ruling in the High Court that development in protected areas must be "necessary in the public sense"In Cherkley Campaign v Mole Valley District Council  All ER (D) 180, the High Court allowed a judicial review of the local planning authority’s decision to grant planning permission for a hotel
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