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Policy & Legislation Updates

Delivery of housing through the planning system - summary of responses - Wales

A Welsh Government document summarises the responses received to its October 2019 consultation on revisions to the housing section of planning policy Wales.

Hot-food take aways - written statement

The government has announced that it will introduce a time limited permitted development right through secondary legislation to allow the temporary change of use of a pub (A4 - drinking establishment) and a restaurant (A3 – restaurants and cafes) to a hot-food take away for a period of up to 12 months only.

Planning for the Future

The government has issued a document, Planning for the Future, setting out how they intend to achieve the aim of building more homes.

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