DCLG has published the following government response to the "Improving the use of planning conditions - Public consultation" (which ran for 8 weeks from 07/09/2016 until 02/11/2016): Continue reading →
This document provides a consolidated version of "The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order2015" (i.e. the "DMPO 2015"), and is available on the "DMPO 2015 (Consolidated)" page of this website. Continue reading →
[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: Continue reading →
In July 2015, the HM Treasury document titled "Fixing the foundations - Creating a more prosperous nation" (aka the "productivity plan") was published (for further info, please view this post). Now, in August 2015, the following DEFRA document (aka the "rural productivity plan") also sets out the Government's intention to make further changes to the planning system, including permitted development rights: Continue reading →
The following HM Treasury document (aka the "productivity plan") sets out the Government's intention to make further changes to the planning system, including permitted development rights: Continue reading →