MHCLG looking at relaxing local plan public engagement rules and virtual examinations

The government has said it is "engaging with the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) on the use of virtual hearings and written submissions" for local plan examinations and is considering "temporarily relaxing" requirements on community engagement and hard copy documents in relation to plan production.

by John Geoghegan
Virtual meeting technology. Pic: Beth Kanter, Flickr
Virtual meeting technology. Pic: Beth Kanter, Flickr

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