New Planning Practice Guidelines published

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In a written statement on 6 March, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Planning, Nick Boles, announced the publication of the Coalition Government’s updated Planning Practice Guidelines. In his statement, Mr Boles refers to the government’s commitment to ensuring that countryside and environmental protections continue to be safeguarded and that power is devolved, not just to local councils, but also to neighbourhoods and local residents.

The section on Open space, sports and recreation facilities, public rights of way and local green space specifically explains how the new local green space designation is to be implemented. For further information, please click here.

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