Design and access statements

How to read, write and use them

Practical advice on getting the best from statements to help deliver well-designed, inclusive places.

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Design and access statements

Design and access statements: how to read, write and use them provides practical advice on getting the best from statements to help deliver well-designed, inclusive places

It accompanies the government circular Guidance on changes to the development control system.

In March 2010 some minor changes were made to the requirements for design and access statements. See the guidance on information requirements and validation of planning applications from Communities and Local Government for more details.

Published on 1 June 2006

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