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New Policy Document for Planning Obligations: Consultation

New Policy Document for Planning Obligations: Consultation

Published 25 March 2010
Closing date 21 June 2010
Type(s) Consultation documents, Legislation and policy
Site Planning, building and the environment
Product code 09PD06306
ISBN 9781409823582
Price Free


This consultation seeks views from consultees on a new policy document on the use of planning obligations.

The Government announced that it would consult on a new policy document for planning obligations in the December 2009 Pre-Budget Report. A new policy document is required in light of the introduction of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and reforms to planning obligations brought about by Final CIL Regulations 2010 which will come into force on 6 April 2010.

In its final form, this policy document is intended to replace the Government's current policy contained in Circular 5/05: Planning Obligations, and form an annex to the new Development Management Planning Policy Statement on which the Government launched a consultation on 21 December 2009. In the meantime, the policy in Circular 5/05 continues to apply.

Please note: A replacement version of this consultation document was published on 29 March 2010. This version now includes a new paragraph 1.28 (on page 11) and new Figure 4 (on page 20), and resultant changes to paragraph and page numbers. The closing date for responses has been extended accordingly to 21 June 2010.


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