Following a technical consultation on updates to national planning policy, we have made very minor changes to the text and published an updated Framework on 19 February 2019.
The National Planning Policy Framework is a vital tool in ensuring that we get planning for the right homes built in the right places of the right quality at the same time as protecting our environment.
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Alongside the revised National Planning Policy Framework, we have published: