332 Combined applications
332 Combined applications

(1)     Regulations made under this Act may provide for the combination in a single document, made in such form and transmitted to such authority as may be prescribed of—

(a)     an application for planning permission[, or permission in principle,] in respect of any development; and

(b)     an application required, under any enactment specified in the regulations, to be made to a local authority in respect of that development.

(2)     Before making any regulations under this section, the Secretary of State shall consult with such local authorities or associations of local authorities as appear to him to be concerned.

(3)     Different provision may be made by any such regulations in relation to areas in which different enactments are in force.