Planning Reform and the new Standard Method

Planning Reform and the new Standard Method

The Government has confirmed its new approach to local housing need. Our online resource presents the new figures for each area, alongside a commentary on this and the Planning for the Future White Paper

How many homes? The new Standard Method:

The Government has revised its approach to Local Housing Need. Check what it could mean for housing targets in your area.

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The White Paper:

A radical shake-up of the planning system. Our analysis on what will change, what it could mean in practice, and what’s yet to be decided.

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Changes to the current planning system:

The White Paper reforms won’t be in place for several years; but other proposed reforms will have an impact on planning applications and emerging local plans. Our briefing explains more.

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Recent legislative changes:

The new reforms follow recent changes published during the summer, including extended permitted development rights and a more flexible Use Classes Order

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