Brownfield land registers data standard

Specification and guidance for publishing your brownfield land register.

Applies to England


Brownfield land registers data standard: preparing and publishing a register (old standard)

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This is the national data standard that all local planning authorities in England are encouraged to follow in preparing and publishing their brownfield land registers.

The Secretary of State has the power to require local planning authorities to provide information from their registers in a particular format. Local planning authorities will be able to meet the obligation to provide information in a particular format by preparing and publishing their registers in accordance with this document.

National planning practice guidance on brownfield land registers and permission in principle should be read alongside this document.

Published 28 July 2017
Last updated 31 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Guidance on publishing brownfield land data has been updated.

  2. Added brownfield land register template user guide.

  3. First published.