Category Archives: Legislation

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

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

The “Use Classes Order 1987 – Quick Reference Guide” document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2021 No. 814 on 01/08/2021 …

The "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" document has been updated to incorporate the amendments to the GPDO 2015 made by SI 2021 No. 814 on 01/08/2021. This document is available via the "Use Classes Order 1987 - Quick Reference Guide" page of the website, or via the following (direct) link:

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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

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (21 July 2021) …

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

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Other Parts of the GPDO (01/08/2021) …

[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 01/08/2021: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – Amendments to Part 1 of the GPDO (01/08/2021) …

[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 01/08/2021: Continue reading

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

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 03/06/2021) relating to PD rights …

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

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 3 weeks from 13/05/2021 until 03/06/2021: Continue reading