What's new in DCP Issue 136 (January 2016)

The following details the sections that have been updated as part of the issue 136 (January 2016) revision to DCP.

The sections that have been updated this issue include:
•    Manufacturing industry (19.1) where industrial permitted development rights are discussed at 19.112.
•    Vehicle storage and car parks (20.5) which details the issues surrounding airport parking at 20.532.
•    Infrastructure developments (26.4) with the issues surrounding electricity and gas developments detailed at 26.435.

DCP Online contains current policy and legislation documents as well as a wide range of superseded documents, which can be found in the contents menu after chapter 37. Below are direct links to the individual policy and legislation items that we have added to the DCP Online policy and legislation document store:-

English Guidance and Circulars folder
•    Guidance on compulsory purchase process
•    Impact of social rent changes on the delivery of affordable housing

Acts of Parliament and Statutory Instruments folder
•    The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2015
•    Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2015
•    Determination of Appeals by Appointed Persons (Prescribed Classes) (Wales) Regulations 2015
•    The Planning (Wales) Act 2015 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2015
•    Power to Override Easements and Applications by Statutory Undertakers (Wales) Order 2015

Scottish Circulars and Directions folder
•    Neighbouring Planning Authorities and Historic Environment (Scotland) Direction 2015
•    Notification of Applications (Underground Coal Gasification) (Scotland) Direction 2015
•    Circular 2/2015: Consolidated Circular on Non-domestic Permitted Development Rights - revised
•    Circular 3/2015 Planning controls for hazardous substances
•    Scottish Government Good Practice Principles for Shared Ownership of Onshore Renewable Energy Developments

Please also note that there have been no updates to the National Planning Practice Guidance website since the November 2015 DCP update.

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