SEMINAR + FREE BOOK DEAL
The Environment Act 2021 gained Royal Assent in November 2021 and created a new governance framework regulating how the nation manages biodiversity, water resources and air pollution to name just a few, and introducing conservation covenant agreements as an option for developers.
This new regime will lean heavily on the planning system with environmental considerations, becoming a key factor in planning and development decision making. This means everyone involved in considering or advising on new developments needs to know how the new regime could impact on those plans. In particular, the provisions around biodiversity net gain are set to kick in next November so it is essential that planners, developers and their professional advisors take these new requirements into account now.
So join us to get up to speed in this seminar where Tom Graham, author of The Environment Act: A Guide for Planners & Developers, will be joined by a team of experts in planning law and environmental management to examine some of the key issues surrounding how the environmental considerations will impact on the planning process including
- a look at the wider policy considerations,
- an update on the biodiversity metric,
- the impact of climate change on planning decisions
- an overview of the practical considerations for planning applications in the light of the new law.
All delegates will receive the print and digital editions of The Environment Act: A Guide for Planners & Developers free (worth £60) which makes for a comprehensive package of resources to get you up to speed with the new regime.
Who should attend?
- Planning and environmental lawyers
- Property developers
- Environmental consultants
- Local authority planning officers
09.30 - 10.10: Registration and refreshments
10.00 - 10.10: Introduction from the Chair / Martin Goodall
10.10 - 10.40: The Environment Act and National Planning Policy / Alistair Mills
10.40 - 11.10: Biodiversity Metric 4.0 - an update on what's coming / Dr Nick White
11.10 - 11.30: Refreshments
11.30 - 12.00: Climate change & Planning Tim Champney, Dye & Durham
12.00 - 12.30: The Environment Act 2021 - Practical Considerations for Planning and Development / Tom Graham
12.30 - 13.00: Q & A / Round up from Chair
Chair: Martin Goodall, author of A Practical Guide to Permitted Changes of Use and The Essential Guide to the Use of Land and Buildings
Alistair Mills, barrister, author of Interpreting the NPPF
Dr Nick White, Natural England
Tim Champney, Dye & Durham
Tom Graham, barrister, author of The Environment Act: A Guide for Planners & Developers and A Practical Guide to Planning, Highways and Development
Date & Venue
Date: 10.00 - 13.00, Thursday 3 November 2022
One Great George Street
£150+ VAT - includes print and digital editions of The Environment Act: A Guide for Planners & Developers worth £60