IMPORTANT: The government publishes consultation (until 15/04/2016) on a wide range of planning proposals, including proposed changes to the GPDO …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government "response" to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the "response" document with respect to neighbourhood planning.
- This post for the "response" document with respect to application fees, small sites register, local plans, testing competition, financial benefits, s106 dispute resolution, PD rights for schools, and statutory consultation.
- This post for the "response" document with respect to permission in principle and brownfield registers.
- Note: The "response" with respect to planning performance is set out by section 7 of this "Explanatory Memorandum" (pdf) (link).]

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 8 weeks from 18/02/2016 until 15/04/2016:

  • February 2016: Technical consultation on implementation of planning changes (pdf) (link).

The above "consultation" document (64 pages) covers a wide range of planning proposals, as summarised below.

Changes to planning application fees:

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Permission in principle:

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Brownfield register:

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Small sites register:

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Neighbourhood planning:

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Local plans:

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Expanding the approach to planning performance:

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Testing competition in the processing of planning applications:

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Information about financial benefits:

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Section 106 dispute resolution:

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Permitted development rights for state-funded schools:

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Changes to statutory consultation on planning applications:

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Other sources of information:

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