Policy & Legislation
Policy, legislation and guidance produced by the government or its designated bodies. Use adopted sections if you wish to see only policy or legislation in force or emerging sections if you are looking for consultation documents where central government is inviting opinion prior to the implementation of policy or legislation.
Legislation In Progress
Track the progress of legislation through the Westminster and Scottish Parliaments as well as the Welsh and Northern Ireland Assemblies.
An inspector has issued a certificate of lawfulness for an extension to a dwelling in Essex (DCS Number 400-013-660 ) after finding that a reference to the 1988 General Development...
A condition attached to the planning permission for the redevelopment of a site in Buckinghamshire with six flats which sought to nullify an earlier permission for one dwelling has...
Judging the amount of works necessary to constitute the implementation of a planning permission can be difficult, although an inspector dealing with an appeal against the refusal of...
New draft guidance from London's mayor proposes a fast track for subsidy-free schemes that provide more than 35 per cent affordable homes, but experts are divided as to how much the plan would encourage applicants to increase proportions of affordable housing.1 comment
Autumn Statement announcements make clear that, instead of repairing existing road, ministers are focused on using roads funding to pump prime other types of development.
Contrary to some expectations, there was no housing white paper published as part of the Autumn Statement.
Key announcements in the government's Autumn Statement mark a welcome shift towards support for a wider mix of low-cost home models, practitioners have said.
A cap on spending tied to economic growth need not stop the National Infrastructure Commission from flagging up longer-term priorities, sector experts have suggested.
Measures to increase build-out rates and allow planning departments to recoup more funds from fee income are expected to be among the main themes in the first planning-related white paper for almost a decade.
Policy: Government Response to the Report of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Built Environment.
Sadiq Khan's consultation document for the next London Plan poses challenges to applicants and authorities, says Laura Webster.
There is a wind of change filling the corridors of Department for Communities and Local Government.
Policy: Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Policy Factsheet - Planning Register
- Tue 28 Feb 2017
- The Lowry, Manchester
- Thu 1 Dec 2016 - Thu 8 Dec 2016
- London, Birmingham and Exeter
- Tue 6 Dec 2016 - Tue 13 Dec 2016
- Birmingham, Exeter and London
- Wed 7 Dec 2016
- The Institution of Structural Engineers, London
- Thu 8 Dec 2016
- Central London