The function of Editors Notes on DCP Online

The Editors Notes feature is one of the most important functions of DCP Online as it allows us to make sure you have the most up to date information (since the DCP section was last updated) when seeking and making decisions on planning applications.

What are Editors Notes?

The Editors Notes function provides you with information that impacts the DCP section you are reading and includes the latest:
o    Court cases
o    New legislation or guidance
o    New planning appeals
o    Links to other DCP sections
o    Journal/magazine articles
Along with when section was last updated

How can I read the Editors Notes?
When you find the section of DCP that you are interested in and see this icon , always click on it to make sure you have the most current information for the section.

How often are Editors Notes updated?

A note is added as soon as a relevant item is found. For instance we are adding Editors Notes to DCP Online almost every day.

Where are Editor’s note added?

 Notes are added against specific DCP sub sections.

How can I search Editors Notes?

All Editor Notes are searchable. Go to the search tab and after entering your search term make sure you have ticked DCP Editors Notes  (within the "Search In" section).  


Click here to read the Editors Notes user guide.


To fully utilise all these new enhancements, we recommend for DCP Online you use Internet Explorer version 9 or Firefox version 12. Previous versions may not display all items as intended, so we advise that you keep your search browser up-to-date.
If you would like to receive training on how to use these improved functions call 01452 835 820 or email  


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