A selection of images representing communities.
The ten most recent good practice and guidance documents published on the planning, building and the environment site.
The Departmental Adaptation Plan for Communities and Local Government which sets out how it will prepare and manage the risk of climate change.
This document provides an overview of Communities and Local Government's contribution to tackling climate change.
PPS25 sets out the Government's spatial planning policy on development and flood risk. This replaces Planning Policy Guidance 25: Development and Flood Risk, published in July 2001.
This guidance is for local authorities involved in the new regime for examining and determining nationally significant projects (NSIPs) eg major power stations.
This guidance covers the process for setting Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charges and for preparing and testing the CIL charging schedule.
This framework document has been drawn up jointly by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB). It sets out the broad framework within which ARB and CLG currently intend to operate.
PPS5 sets out the Government's planning policies on the conservation of the historic environment. This replaces PPG15 published on 14 September 1994; and PPG16 published on 21 November 1990.
This provides advice to LPAs on how to reduce the vulnerability of crowded places by incorporating counter terrorism measures into the design of buildings and public spaces, particularly in high risk areas, through innovative and high quality design.
This circular draws attention to amendments and corrections to Approved Document B (2006) and Approved Documents L (2006).
This relates to the information requirements for planning applications and the validation of planning applications. This annex to a forthcoming Development Management Policy Statement replaces Circular 02/08: Standard Application Form and Validation.