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Housing and Planning Act 2016—changes to development plans in force on 1 October

Published on: 16 September 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Housing and Planning Act 2016—changes to development plans in force on 1 October
  • What are the practical implications of the measures?
  • Local planning
  • Neighbourhood planning
  • What local planning provisions come into force on 1 October?
  • Power to direct amendment of local development scheme
  • Power to give direction to examiner of development plan document
  • Intervention by Secretary of State
  • Secretary of State's default powers
  • What neighbourhood planning provisions come into force on 1 October?
  • More...

Article summary

Planning analysis: Provisions in the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) in relation to the Secretary of State’s intervention in local and neighbourhood plan-making, in force from 1 October 2016, aim to get plans in place more quickly, thereby speeding up the planning application process and providing further certainty for developers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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