Planning and building

Policy papers and consultations

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  1. Housing Infrastructure Fund

    Information about the Housing Infrastructure Fund - now closed for bids.

  2. National flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England

    The strategy sets out the strategic aims, roles and responsibilities and funding arrangements for flood and coastal risk management.

  3. Biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements

    Seeking views on how we can improve the planning system in England to protect the environment (biodiversity net gain) and build places to live and work.

  4. Changing Places toilets

    Consultation on proposal to increase provision of Changing Places toilets.

  5. Making better use of energy performance of buildings data: privacy impact assessment

    Sets out how the government is considering privacy issues in the context of enabling more open access to energy performance of buildings data.

  6. Fire safety: clarification of statutory guidance (Approved Document B)

    Consultation on the proposed clarification of building regulations guidance on fire safety (Approved Document B).

  7. National Policy Statement for geological disposal infrastructure

    We're seeking views on whether the National Policy Statement (NPS) provides an adequate framework to make decisions on development consent applications for geological disposal infrastructure in England.

  8. Building a market for energy efficiency: call for evidence

    We're seeking evidence and views on additional measures and incentives that could encourage home-owners to invest in energy efficiency improvements.

  9. National Planning Policy Framework

    The revised National Planning Policy Framework sets out government's planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied.

  10. Building a safer future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system

    We are seeking views on our proposals for a radically new building and fire safety system which puts residents' safety at its heart.

  11. Developer contributions reform: technical consultation

    We are seeking views on draft legislation to amend the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended).

  12. Land use change statistics: proposed changes

    Consultation on changes to the land use change statistics.

  13. Planning reform: supporting the high street and increasing the delivery of new homes

    Consultation on a package of measures to provide greater planning certainty to support the high street and ensure that we can deliver new homes in the right places, and without delay.

  14. River basin planning: working together

    We want your feedback on the work programme, timetable and process for working together to review and update the river basin management plans in 2021.

  15. Thames Estuary 2050 Growth: government response to Commission

    Government responds to the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission, setting out the government’s plan for the delivery of the Commission’s ambitious growth vision.

  16. Nationally significant transport infrastructure projects

    Defines what a 'nationally significant infrastructure project' is and lists transport projects where application decisions are available.

  17. Technical review of Approved Document B of the building regulations: a call for evidence

    Call for evidence seeking views on the future technical guidance contained within Approved Document B (fire safety).

  18. Changes to planning policy and guidance including the standard method for assessing local housing need

    We are seeking views on changes to planning practice guidance on the standard method for assessing local housing need.

  19. Independent review of planning appeal inquiries: call for evidence

    The call for evidence on planning appeal inquiries seeks views on the current inquiries process and how it could be improved.

  20. Powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments

    The government is seeking views on the effectiveness of powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments.