Government proposes national policy changes on design, statues, permitted development and more

Changes to planning policy on design, tree-lined streets, removal of statues, isolated homes and use of article 4 directions to restrict permitted development are among proposed alterations to the National Planning Policy Framework published by the government.

by Richard Garlick and Ellie Kahn
MHCLG headquarters in central London
MHCLG headquarters in central London

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