Impact assessment

Extending the life of planning permissions

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

Impact assessment of a simplified measure for extending the life of existing planning permissions.



Impact assessment of a 1 year extension of temporary measures introduced in 2009 which enable applicants to extend the time limit for implementing existing planning permissions.

This extension was announced by the Secretary of State in his written statement of 6 September 2012 on housing and growth.