Consultation outcome

Streamlining the planning application process

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Streamlining the planning application process: government response

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Detail of outcome

The government’s response to the public consultation on measures to streamline the planning application process, including proposed changes to design and access statements, the validation stage and decision notices.

Original consultation

Summary

This consultation paper seeks views on measures to streamline the planning application process by simplifying requirements.

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Consultation description

An effective planning system plays an important role in supporting growth – promoting and enabling the homes, jobs and facilities that communities need, and minimising uncertainty and delay for those proposing or affected by development.

This consultation paper seeks views on measures to streamline the planning application process by simplifying the requirements for design and access statements, and improving the validation stage and requirements around local authority decisions notices.

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Documents

Streamlining the planning application process: consultation

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Published 21 January 2013
Last updated 3 June 2013 + show all updates
  1. Added government response.
  2. First published.