Historic reforms of the planning system have been slated as “contentious”, “pitiful” and “a bad day for local democracy”, over fears communities will be excluded from decision-making.
Planning permission for four new homes near a memorial marking the reputed site of the murder of King Edmund has been refused over fears they would not fit in with the historical surrounding area.
A Norfolk council has overspent by almost £700,000 on housing and is facing “significant” and “unsustainable” cash pressures.
A warning has been issued that charging points for electric vehicles could be scrapped from housing schemes in rural Norfolk - because electricity grids could struggle to cope.
A draft plan for development in a Norfolk village has been delayed following shock over a planning examiner’s “horrifying” changes.
Homelessness charities face a “desperate” funding situation due to the coronavirus lockdown, it has been warned.
Extra meetings to speed up decisions over planning will play a vital role to help Norfolk’s economy bounce back as coronavirus restrictons are relaxed, a council leader has said.
A town’s main road could see more houses built alongside it as an outline planning application is put forward for a former gas works.
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