Plain English guide to the planning system
A guide explaining how the planning system in England works.
Ref: ISBN 978-1-4098-4321-4 PDF, 332KB, 20 pages
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The plain English guide explains how the planning system in England works. It is intended to give an overview only and does not set new planning policy or guidance. Planning guidance can be accessed online via the Planning Portal.
We have also published an accompanying plain English guide to planning for free schools.