Consultation outcome

Implementation of planning changes: technical consultation

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses and the government response to the neighbourhood planning chapter of the technical consultation on planning.

Chapter 5 of the consultation put forward proposals to make it even easier for residents and business to come together to produce a neighbourhood plan or a neighbourhood development order.

The proposed reforms are part of a wider set of planned improvements that will help more communities that want to take up the new powers to do so, and ensure individual neighbourhood plans and orders can complete more quickly.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


We are seeking views on the proposed approach to implementing planning provisions in the Housing and Planning Bill.


Consultation description

This consultation is seeking views on the proposed approach to implementation of measures in the Housing and Planning Bill, and some other planning measures.

Responses to the consultation will inform the detail of the secondary legislation which will be prepared once the Bill gains Royal Assent.