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.
A former meat processing site could be turned into nine houses if plans are given the go ahead.
As the coronavirus pandemic lingers on into May, the UK housing market continues to suffer as sales are on hold until lockdown eases.
Controversial plans to build a housing estate in a Norfolk village has seen developers bid to reduce the amount of affordable homes.
More than 3,700 homes in Norfolk have stood empty for more than six months, new figures have revealed, with the number increasing by almost 450 over the past year.
An overgrown plot of land could be redeveloped into a large care apartment complex.
A charity which protects Norfolk’s wildlife says a blueprint for where thousands of new homes could be built does not do enough to help the environment and tackle climate change.
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