Planning circulars provide non-statutory advice and guidance on particular issues to expand on subjects referred to in legislation.
They are used to explain policy and regulation more fully. Many circulars are quasi-legislative and include a direction or requirement to take specific action or provide guidance on implementation of aspects of planning policy.
Added: The Town and Country Planning (Consultation) (England) Direction 2021
Arrangements for handling heritage applications Direction 2021
The Town and Country Planning (Demolition – Description of Buildings) Direction 2021
Added The Conservation Areas Direction 2015 and Arrangements for handling heritage applications Direction 2015.
Added 'The Town and Country Planning (Demolition - Description of Buildings) Direction 2014' and 'Direction to local planning authorities in England to consult the Garden History Society'.