Development consent orders

Development consent orders guidance:

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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The Planning Act 2008 sets out a development consent regime for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) in the fields of energy, transport, water, waste...

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The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) sets out a development consent regime for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) in the fields of energy, transport,...

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This Practice Note tracks recent developments relating to certain high-profile UK infrastructure and energy projects. Crossrail (the Elizabeth line) Railway between...

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Ways to change a DCO Development Consent Orders (DCOs) grant consent for nationally significant infrastructure projects under the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008). Once a DCO...

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National Policy Statements (NPSs) are statutory documents published in accordance with the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008). They set out the government's policy on particular...

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Planning Act 2008 The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) created a new development consent regime in England and Wales for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs)...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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A streamlined system for Developments of National Significance in Wales The Planning (Wales) Act 2015 amended the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) to create...

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The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) received Royal Assent on 26 November 2008. PA 2008 reformed the planning application process in England and Wales to provide a faster and...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Role of the National Infrastructure Commission The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) was set up on an interim basis on 5 October 2015 to 'look at the UK’s future...

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The National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016–2021 ('NIDP') was published by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority ('IPA') on 23 March 2016. It outlined details of...

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The procurement of major transport projects will require the procuring authority to address a wide range of issues from the outset, including obtaining all required...

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