Planning law is one of the most rapidly moving legal areas, with major structural changes to the planning system occurring in recent years. Despite these attempts at simplification, it remains one of the most complex fields for both students and practitioners to navigate. In this continuallyevolving arena the thirteenth edition of A Practical Approach to Planning Law is an authoritative and reliable resource for all those working in the area, providing a comprehensive and systematic account of the principles and practice of planning law. The text guides the reader through each stage ofthe planning process, from permission applications through to disputes and appeals in a clear and accessible style.Containing coverage of all recent cases as well as important legislative and policy developments since the publication of the previous edition, particularly those arising out of the Localism Act 2011, the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013, the Enterprise and Regulation Reform Act 2013 and theNational Planning Policy Framework, this new edition provides an invaluable introduction to the subject for professionals and students alike. The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law, providing a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource forthose new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promote clarity and ease of understanding.