A range of consultation papers on changes to the main elements of the planning system have recently been published. The closing dates for comments are as follows and your views would be welcome.
Draft regulations on the Planning Hierarchy 21 March 2008
Draft regulations on Development Planning 2 April 2008
Draft regulations on Development Plan Examinations 4 April 2008
Development Management 4 April 2008
Modernising Planning Appeals 9 May 2008
These consultation papers are available at
A summary of development management regulations can be found at