Updated Planning Practice Guidance (PPG)


Latest news and analysis on the new sections of the government's Planning Practice Guidance (PPG). 

Six things you need to know about new planning practice guidance

Six things you need to know about new planning practice guidance

Six things you need to know about new sections of the government's Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) that were published last week.

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Government Beauty Commission set to launch interim report tomorrow, MHCLG official reveals

Government Beauty Commission set to launch interim report tomorrow, MHCLG official reveals

The government's new commission to promote good design will be publishing its initial report tomorrow, while new national guidance on the issue and a "design manual" will both be issued in the autumn, a housing ministry official has revealed.

Five things you need to know about new planning guidance for older people's housing

Five things you need to know about new planning guidance for older people's housing

The government this week published new Planning Practice Guidance on housing for older and disabled people. Here are five key things you need to know about it.

Government publishes new planning guidance on housing for older and disabled people

Government publishes new planning guidance on housing for older and disabled people

The government has today published new planning practice guidance (PPG) on housing for older and disabled people, including advice on how councils can assess which use class such housing falls into.

Five things you need to know about revised viability planning guidance

Five things you need to know about revised viability planning guidance

The government yesterday published changes to national Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) on viability. Here are five key things you need to know about the revisions.

New guidance gives neighbourhood planners greater powers over housing numbers

New guidance gives neighbourhood planners greater powers over housing numbers

Neighbourhood planning bodies will be allowed to determine housing requirement figures for their areas in 'exceptional' circumstances where a local authority fails to do so, new planning guidance has stipulated.

Six key changes in the March revisions to national planning guidance

Six key changes in the March revisions to national planning guidance

Last month, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government published a series of updates to its Planning Practice Guidance (PPG), including changes to the sections on plan-making, determining a planning application, planning obligations, the community infrastructure levy (CIL) and climate change.

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