SCHEDULE 7 Simplified Planning Zones

SCHEDULE 7 Simplified Planning Zones

Section 83

General

1

(1)     A simplified planning zone scheme shall consist of a map and a written statement, and such diagrams, illustrations and descriptive matter as the local planning authority think appropriate for explaining or illustrating the provisions of the scheme.

(2)     A simplified planning zone scheme shall specify—

(a)     the development or classes of development permitted by the scheme,

(b)     the land in relation to which permission is granted, and

(c)     any conditions, limitations or exceptions subject to which it is granted;

and shall contain such other matters as may be prescribed.

Notification of proposals to make or alter scheme

2

An authority who decide under section 83(2) to make or [are required under section 83(2) to make or decide under section 83(2A) to] alter a simplified planning zone scheme shall—

(a)     notify the Secretary of State of their decision as soon as practicable, and

(b)     determine the date on which they will begin to prepare the scheme or the alterations.

Power of Secretary of State to direct making or alteration of scheme

3

(1)     If a person requests a local planning authority to make or alter a simplified planning zone scheme but the authority—

(a)     refuse to do so, or

(b)     do not within the period of three months from the date of the request decide to so do,

he may, subject to sub-paragraph (2), require them to refer the matter to the Secretary of State.

(2)     A person may not require the reference of the matter to the Secretary of State if—

(a)     in

Popular documents