Planning, building and the environment

Legislation and policy

The ten most recent legislation and policy documents published on the planning, building and the environment site.

  • Technical review of planning appeal procedures: Consultation

    The Government is reviewing the planning appeal procedures, to make the process faster and more transparent, improve consistency and increase certainty of decision timescales.

    • Added:  1 November 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Consultation documents; Legislation and policy
  • Guidance on the Managed Aggregate Supply System

    This guidance will help local authorities understand how the Managed Aggregate Supply System should be run.

    • Added:  19 October 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Good practice and guidance; Legislation and policy
  • Letter to Chief Planning Officers: Liberalising the regime for flying flags

    Letter to local authorities advising them of amendments to the flag flying regime in England, which come into force on 12 October 2012.

    • Added:  8 October 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Circular and official letters; Legislation and policy
  • Planning Guarantee Monitoring Report

    The Planning Guarantee Monitoring Report sets out planning authority and Planning Inspectorate performance against a 26 week target.

    • Added:  28 September 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Reports and summaries; Legislation and policy
  • Letter to Chief Planning Officers: Compulsory purchase and land disposal work

    Letter to local authorities advising them that from 1 October 2012 all compulsory purchase and land disposal work will be dealt with by the National Planning Casework Unit, based in Birmingham.

    • Added:  25 September 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Circular and official letters; Legislation and policy
  • Liberalising the regime for flying flags: Discussion paper - Impact assessment

    Final impact assessment of measures to liberalise the planning regime which regulates flag flying in England.

    • Added:  20 September 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Impact assessments; Legislation and policy
  • Liberalising the regime for flying flags: Discussion paper - Summary of responses

    Summary of responses received following consultation on proposed amendments to the planning regime which regulates flag flying in England.

    • Added:  20 September 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Consultation responses; Legislation and policy
  • Letter to Chief Planning Officers: Extending planning permissions and the positive and proactive statement in decision notices

    Letter to local authorities providing information on a one year extension to temporary provisions allowing applicants to extend time limits for implementing a planning permission.

    • Added:  18 September 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Circular and official letters; Legislation and policy
  • Renegotiation of Section 106 planning obligations: Consultation

    Laying the Foundations: A Housing Strategy for England set out a proposal to allow reconsideration of planning obligations agreed in more buoyant market conditions. This consultation sets out the details of how the proposal will work and seeks views.

    • Added:  13 August 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Consultation documents; Legislation and policy
  • Renegotiation of Section 106 planning obligations: Impact assessment

    This impact assessment has been produced alongside the consultation document and explores the policy position and available evidence.

    • Added:  13 August 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Impact assessments; Legislation and policy

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