Category Archives: Legislation – Infrastructure Planning Order/Regulations/Rules, etc

The government publishes a consultation (until 10/05/2018) relating to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) …

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 9 1/2 weeks from 05/03/2018 until 10/05/2018: Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the consultation within the “Fixing our broken housing market – White Paper” …

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

The government has published the following response to the consultation within the "Fixing our broken housing market - White Paper" (which ran for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 until 02/05/2017), as well as to the further consultation relating to agricultural PD rights (which ran for 12 weeks from 07/02/2017 to 02/05/2017): Continue reading

DCLG publishes the “government response to consultation” with respect to environmental impact assessments …

[NOTE: For the (previously published) legislation relating to this consultation, please view this post and this post.]

DCLG has published the following government response to the "Environmental Impact Assessment - Technical consultation" (which ran for 7 weeks from 14/12/2016 until 01/02/2017): Continue reading

New Legislation – relating to the conservation of habitats and species (30/11/2017) …

The following 2 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) came into force on 30/11/2017: Continue reading

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (March 2017) …

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

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: Continue reading

The government publishes consultation (until 01/02/2017) relating to environmental impact assessments …

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

[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 7 weeks from 14/12/2016 until 01/02/2017: Continue reading

DCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (October 2015) …

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

The Government announces its intention to make further changes to the planning system, including PD rights …

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

IMPORTANT: New Legislation – 16 new Statutory Instruments and 2 new Directions are due to come into force, mostly between 01/04/2015 and 15/04/2015…

The following 16 new Statutory Instruments (SIs) and 2 new Directions are due to come into force, mostly between 01/04/2015 and 15/04/2015: Continue reading