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LG Alert – Reproducing development application plans and documents – get it copyright (July 1st, 2019)

Copyright law often causes concern for councils, particularly where development application documents are concerned.  Our latest Alert provides a summary of how councils can navigate copyright in this area and how best to balance legal obligations with the desire of community members to access development application documents.  This Alert is a must-read for any council officer who deals with plans, reports and other development application documents.