Guidance

Extending adopted local plan, unitary development plan and structure plan policies beyond the 3-year saved period: protocol

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Archived and replaced by the new planning practice guidance launched 6 March 2014 on an external website.

From 27 September 2007 policies in many adopted development plans would cease to be in effect except where the Secretary of State extends the…

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Protocol for handling proposals to extend adopted Local Plan, Unitary Development Plan and Structure Plan policies beyond the 3 year saved period

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From 27 September 2007 policies in many adopted development plans would cease to be in effect except where the Secretary of State extends the time for such policies. This protocol sets out how local planning authorities and regional planning bodies should make requests for such extension and how the government will respond to them.