Protecting design quality in planning

Guidance for local authorities on tools which can be used to make sure excellent design is part of the planning process.

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Protecting design quality in planning

Protecting Design Quality in Planning focuses on the tools and techniques that local authority planners can use to protect design quality. Published in 2003, it sets out how to achieve a robust audit trail for design quality throughout the planning process, as well as how to secure design quality in outline planning applications, environmental impact assessments, the use of planning conditions, legal agreements, minor amendments and enforcement, giving detailed examples and best practice.

Published on 31 August 2003

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