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The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes their report (July 2021) relating to their permitted development rights inquiry …

The "Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee" (a "Commons Select Committee") has published the following report relating to their permitted development rights inquiry: Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the National Model Design Code …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent updates to the NPPF relating to this consultation, please view this post.]
[UPDATE: For the subsequent publication of the "National Model Design Code", please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code - consultation proposals" (which ran for 8 weeks from 30/01/2021 until 27/03/2021): Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (May 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (16/04/2021) …

[UPDATE: The information on this page has subsequently been incorporated into the "Other Parts of the GPDO – Summary of Amendments since 2013" page].

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) came into force on 16/04/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (21/04/2021) …

[UPDATE: The information on this page has subsequently been incorporated into the "Other Parts of the GPDO – Summary of Amendments since 2013" page].

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 21/04/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (21/04/2021) …

[UPDATE: The information on this page has subsequently been incorporated into the "Part 1 of the GPDO – Summary of Amendments since 2013" page].

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 21/04/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government publishes its response to the “Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure” consultation …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post, this post, this post, and this post for the legislation relating to permitted development rights.
- This post for the legislation relating to fees.
- This post for the legislation relating to public service infrastructure development]

[UPDATE: For a subsequent further consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure" (which ran for 8 weeks from 03/12/2020 until 28/01/2021): Continue reading

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes a “call for evidence” (until 30/04/2021) relating to their permitted development rights inquiry …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent report relating to this inquiry, please view this post.]

The "Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee" (a "Commons Select Committee") has published the following "call for evidence", which runs for (approx) 5 weeks from 23/03/2021 until 30/04/2021: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (April 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (February 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

The government publishes a consultation (until 27/03/2021) relating to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the National Model Design Code …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 8 weeks from 30/01/2021 until 27/03/2021: Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the “Living with Beauty” report …

The government has published the following response to the "Living with Beauty" report (by the "Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission"): Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to the standard method for assessing local housing need …

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Changes to the current planning system - Consultation on changes to planning policy and regulations" (which ran for 8 weeks from 06/08/2020 until 01/10/2020): Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (December 2020) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government publishes a consultation (until 28/01/2021) on a range of planning proposals, including proposed changes to the GPDO …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 8 weeks from 03/12/2020 until 28/01/2021: Continue reading