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The ten most recent legislation and policy documents published on all Communities and Local Government sites.
Letter to local authorities advising them on how specific garden policies may be considered.
The Government's formal response to the recommendations in the Select Committee's Report on the Supporting People Programme.
Letter to local authorities confirming that, as part of the ABG announced on 26 November 2009, they have now received the second year of the grant provided to reflect new burdens on LPAs from the PPS1 supplement on planning for climate change.
PPS4 sets out the Government's comprehensive policy framework for planning for sustainable economic development in urban and rural areas. This replaces PPG4; PPG5; PPS6; and the economic development sections of PPS7.
This document sets out the views and responses received on the consultation that took place between 5 May 2009 and 28 July 2009.
This final impact assessment considers the costs and benefits of options aimed at streamlining the national planning policy framework relating to planning for sustainable economic growth.
This practice guidance is intended to support the implementation of town centre policies set out in PPS4. It is aimed at helping those involved in preparing or reviewing need, impact and sequential site assessments.
The LDEDC Act 2009 makes provision for the creation of Regional Strategies. This guidance sets out the considerations the Secretary of State will take into account when considering schemes for the creation of Leaders' Board.
This consultation seeks views on a draft new PPS on development management and on draft policy annexes on pre-application and determination.
This consultation seeks views on a draft policy annex on the use of planning conditions (which also clarifies current arrangements on the fees that LPAs can charge), and on proposed measures to improve the discharging of conditions.