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.
Since glamping is a relatively recent phenomenon it might be helpful to note an inspector’s ruling that glamping pods need to be treated as static caravans. In (DCS Number 400-014-852...
Taken from a recent appeal decision (DCS Number 400-014-884 ):- “A signed and completed S106 Unilateral Undertaking has been submitted by the appellant. It would secure financial...
Comeuppance – a delightful old word which, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, derives from ‘come up’ in the sense of coming up before a judge or court for judgement....
Communities secretary Sajid Javid has agreed to amend the Neighbourhood Planning Bill to remove permitted development rights from pubs ahead of the bill's return to the House of Commons tomorrow.
The Housing and Planning Act's 'permission in principle' for sites allocated for housing will come into force on April 15, according to a statutory instrument published by the government yesterday.
Policy: Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2017.
The minister on why he won't immediately be intervening to write local plans, still intends to introduce a permitted development right for offices to be demolished to make way for homes and the delayed decision on the Bradford core strategy.
Government proposals to strengthen build to rent should provide certainty for councils and developers, says Kathryn Hampton.
Peers have amended the Neighbourhood Planning Bill to remove permitted development rights from pubs following concerns over the effectiveness of a recent move to strengthen planning protections for public houses nominated as community assets.
With air pollution receiving greater attention, planners need to give increasing consideration to the issue, says Justine Thornton QC.
The Housing White Paper's move to densify development reverses a direction set by the coalition government. Experts welcome the flexibility of the approach. But some highlight potential threats to design quality, while others question the extent of its impact.
This month's Housing White Paper included a suite of measures designed to speed up the rate at which developers build out planning permissions.
Policy: Proposals to Amend Neighbourhood Planning and Design Policies in the Housing White Paper.
- Tue 28 Mar 2017
- RIBA, London
- Wed 10 May 2017
- The Lowry, Manchester
- Thu 2 Mar 2017 - Tue 28 Mar 2017
- Exeter, London and Gateshead
Priorities for the housing sector in Ireland: examining the challenges in social and private housing following Rebuilding Ireland
- Wed 29 Mar 2017
- Central Dublin
- Wed 5 Apr 2017