The Government is committed to a radical reform of the planning agenda giving new powers to local councils, communities, neighbourhoods and individuals.
The National Planning Policy Framework 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.
Investigating the opportunities for improving the planning application process for the benefit of all involved
Find out more here about the national infrastructure Planning Act 2008 (as amended by the Localism Act 2011) planning process, as it applies in England and Wales.
Also view details of anticipated and live project applications for development consent.