Planning enforcement during the lockdown – is mediation the solution?
Due to the current Coronavirus lockdown, PINS has postponed all hearings and inquiries indefinitely. It isn’t clear when they will be rescheduled, and even after lockdown ends, social distancing rules may be retained for some time. This has major implications for all planning appeals, but enforcement cases in particular.
In this flyer, they discuss the main issues that local authorities are likely to face during this challenging period and they suggest that mediation can provide a quick and affordable alternative to enforcement appeals.