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Basement developments and the planning system

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Basements developments and the planning system call for evidence: summary of responses

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Basements developments and the planning system call for evidence: summary of responses

The findings and summary of responses of the call for evidence on basement developments and the planning system.

The call for evidence was published on 4 November 2016, and ran for 6 weeks until 16 December 2016. It sought evidence on where basement developments have taken place, how they are currently dealt with through the planning system; and whether the planning process could further mitigate any adverse impacts of such developments.

Original consultation

Summary

Call for evidence and examples of good practice in the effective use of the current planning framework in the context of managing basement developments.

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Consultation description

In response to further concerns raised during parliamentary consideration of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, the government committed to a ‘review of the planning law and regulations which relate to basement developments’.

This Call for Evidence takes forward this commitment. It seeks evidence on the number of basement developments being taken forward: how these developments are currently dealt with through the planning system; and whether any adverse impacts of such developments could be further mitigated through the planning process.

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Basement Developments and the Planning System

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Published 4 November 2016
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