[59A Development orders: permission in principle]

[59A  Development orders: permission in principle]

[(1)     A development order may either—

(a)     itself grant permission in principle, in relation to land in England that is allocated for development in a qualifying document (whether or not in existence when the order is made) for development of a prescribed description; or

(b)     provide for the granting by a local planning authority in England, on application to the authority in accordance with the provisions of the order, of permission in principle for development of a prescribed description.

(2)     In this section—

“prescribed” means prescribed in a development order;

“qualifying document” means a document, as it has effect from time to time, which—

(a)     falls within subsection (3),

(b)     indicates that the land in question is allocated for development for the purposes of this section, and

(c)     contains prescribed particulars in relation to the land allocated and the kind of development for which it is allocated.

(3)     The following documents fall

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