59 Development orders: general

Development orders

59  Development orders: general

(1)     The Secretary of State shall by order (in this Act referred to as a “development order”) provide for the granting of planning permission.

(2)     A development order may either—

(a)     itself grant planning permission for development specified in the order or for development of any class specified; or

(b)     in respect of development for which planning permission is not granted by the order itself, provide for the granting of planning permission by the local planning authority (or, in the cases provided in the following provisions, by the Secretary of State [or the Welsh Ministers]) on

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