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National Planning Policy Framework

The National Planning Policy Framework was published on 27 March 2012. This is a key part of Government reforms to make the planning system less complex and more accessible, to protect the environment and to promote sustainable growth.

Find out more about the National Planning Policy Framework.

Planning Practice Guidance website

On 6 March 2014 the Government published the Planning Practice Guidance website. This guidance supersedes many documents - view a list of those affected.

Visit the Planning Practice Guidance website