The Liver Building

Building regulations & planning permission for conveyancers


Speaker: Richard Snape

Date: Wednesday 23rd June, 2021

Time: 13:30 - 16:45

Areas of Law: Property

Competencies: B


Course Code: S4498


Building regulations continues to be a major area in relation to conveyancing and planning permission has changed significantly in the recent years.  The course aims to look at the changes.

Topics covered include:-

  • Building regulations enforcement periods
  • The UK Finance Lenders Handbook
  • Specific current areas of interest in relation to building regulations
  • Gas safe regulations changes
  • Planning enforcement periods
  • Changes to permitted development
  • Community infrastructure levy; the latest
  • Pre-commencement planning conditions
  • New form EWS1 and mortgage company requirements in relation to cladding
  • Changes to building regulations post Grenfell
  • Confiscation orders in relation to planning breaches
  • Changes to use classes and the Town and Country Planning Regulations 2020, which come into force in England in August and September 2020
  • The New Class MA changing business use to dwellings in England as of 1 August 2021
  • The Planning Bill 2021

Can’t make the date/time or need to revisit the training? No problem, booking onto this event means you will receive a link to access a recording of the event at your leisure! The link will be sent within approx 72hrs of live broadcast & be available for approx. 3 months, to view as many times as you wish.

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Speaker Biographies

Richard Snape has worked as a Consultant and Professional Support Lawyer for Davitt Jones Bould Solicitors since 2002.  He was formerly a senior lecturer in law at the University of West of England, Bristol, and was head of Land Law.  He has written various articles for the legal press.  His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, domestic conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.


Member £105
Non-member £150
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