Planning, building and the environment

Good practice and guidance

The ten most recent good practice and guidance documents published on the planning, building and the environment site.

  • Planning Policy Guidance 13: Transport

    PPG13 sets out the objectives to integrate planning and transport at the national, strategic and local level and to promote more sustainable transport choices both for carrying people and for moving freight. Updated January 2011.

    • Added:  3 January 2011
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Legislation and policy; Good practice and guidance
  • The Code for Sustainable Homes - Case Studies Volume 3 December 2010

    Examples of a third set of case studies on how new Code Homes have been designed, planned, built and what they are like to live in.

    • Added:  15 December 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Good practice and guidance
  • The Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) - Member's Handbook (2010)

    The current version of the BRAC Member's Handbook.

    • Added:  30 November 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Good practice and guidance; Reports and summaries
  • Summary of changes to the Code for Sustainable Homes technical guidance - 2010

    This publication summarises the changes made to the Code for Sustainable Homes Technical Guidance between the May 2009 version and the 2010 version.

    • Added:  11 November 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Good practice and guidance
  • Code for Sustainable Homes: Technical guide - 2010

    This technical guidance manual sets out the requirements for the Code for Sustainable Homes, and the process by which a Code assessment is reached.

    • Added:  11 November 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Good practice and guidance
  • Greater flexibility for planning permissions: Guidance

    Update to guidance published in November 2009 covering the measures brought forward to allow the extension of time limits for implementing extant planning permissions, and non-material and minor material amendments to existing planning permissions.

    • Added:  1 October 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Good practice and guidance; Legislation and policy
  • Planning Policy Statement 3: Housing

    PPS3 underpins the delivery of the Government's strategic housing policy objectives. This replaces PPG3 published in March 2000 and earlier editions of PPS3 published on 29 November 2006 and 19 January 2010.

    • Added:  9 June 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Legislation and policy; Good practice and guidance
  • Communities and Local Government Departmental Adaptation Plan

    The Departmental Adaptation Plan for Communities and Local Government which sets out how it will prepare and manage the risk of climate change.

    • Added:  31 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Corporate reports; Good practice and guidance
  • Communities and Local Government Carbon Reduction Delivery Plan

    This document provides an overview of Communities and Local Government's contribution to tackling climate change.

    • Added:  31 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Corporate reports; Good practice and guidance
  • Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk

    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.

    • Added:  29 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Legislation and policy; Good practice and guidance

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