The government publishes the “Fixing our broken housing market – White Paper”, which includes a consultation (until 02/05/2017) on a wide range of planning proposals …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the response document relating to most aspects of the consultation document.
- This post for the response document relating to local planning (note: the response is shown within section 8 of the "Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 1244").
- This post for the response document relating to fees (note: the response is shown within section 8 of the "Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 1314").
- This post for the response document relating to the General Regulations 1992.]

The government has published the following White Paper, which includes a consultation that runs for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 until 02/05/2017:

  • February 2017: Fixing our broken housing market - White Paper (pdf) (link).

Notes:

  • The above White Paper is not summarised on the Planning Jungle website.
  • The consultation within the above document includes the following questions that relate to permitted development rights:
  • Question 15 (on page 89 of the above document) asks the following:
    - "What are your views on the potential for delivering additional homes through more intensive use of existing public sector sites, or in urban locations more generally, and how this can best be supported through planning (using tools such as policy, local development orders, and permitted development rights)?".
  • Questions 39 and 40 (not shown within the above document) ask about agricultural PD rights - for further details, please view this post.