Local Government Lawyer – Planning Court to hear key case on residential gardens and brownfield land

01 Jan 2018

Planning and Environment, Public Law and Judicial Review

Local Government Lawyer has reported on the case of Dartford Borough Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (CO/4129/2015) which concerns whether private residential gardens can be considered brownfield land.

Ashley Bowes of Cornerstone Barristers who is representing Dartford BC comments that the “case has the potential to radically alter the status of private residential gardens in the countryside, from greenfield to brownfield, increasing their prospects for development.”

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