Category Archives: Legislation

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Reforming developer contributions - Technical consultation on draft regulations" (which ran for 6 weeks from 20/12/2018 until 31/01/2019): Continue reading

The “Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to Parts 3 and 4 of the GPDO made by SI 2019 No. 907 on 25/05/2019 …

The "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to Parts 3 and 4 of the GPDO made by SI 2019 No. 907 on 25/05/2019. This document is available via the above page of the website, or via the following (direct) link:

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IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (25/05/2019) …

[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 25/05/2019: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (25/05/2019) …

[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 25/05/2019: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government publishes its response to the “Planning Reform …” consultation …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view the following posts:
- This post for the legislation relating to Part 1 of the GPDO.
- This post for the legislation relating to Other Parts of the GPDO.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Planning Reform - Supporting the high street and increasing the delivery of new homes" (which ran for 11 weeks from 29/10/2018 until 14/01/2019): Continue reading

IMPORTANT: The government states its intention to proceed with most of the proposals within the recent “Planning Reform …” consultation …

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

James Brokenshire MP (Secretary of State for MHCLG) has made the following written statement to Parliament, which states the government's intention to proceed with most of the proposals within the recent "Planning Reform ..." consultation: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (March 2019) …

MHCLG has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

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

[UPDATE: For the subsequent updates to the NPPF relating to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Technical consultation on updates to national planning policy and guidance" (which ran for 6 weeks from 26/10/2018 until 07/12/2018): Continue reading

The government publishes an independent report in response to the consultation relating to planning appeal inquiries …

The government has published the following independent report in response to the consultation ("call for evidence") titled "Independent Review of Planning Appeal Inquiries - Call for Evidence" (which ran for 8 weeks from 24/07/2018 until 18/09/2018): Continue reading