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Key components of the National Planning Policy Framework

All of the following are extracts taken directly from Securing the Future - delivering UK sustainable development strategy (2005) and from the National Planning Policy Framework

 

At the heart of the National Planning Policy Framework is a presumption in favour of sustainable development, which should be seen as a golden thread running through both plan-making and decision-taking.

For plan-making this means that:

  1. local planning authorities should positively seek opportunities to meet the development needs of their area;
  2. Local Plans should meet objectively assessed needs, with sufficient flexibility to adapt to rapid change, unless:
    1. any adverse impacts of doing so would significantly and demonstrably outweigh the benefits, when assessed against the policies in this Framework taken as a whole; or
    2. specific policies in this Framework indicate development should be restricted.

 

Achieving Sustainable Development [show detail]

 

Three dimensions to Sustainable Development [show detail]

 

12 Core Principles [show detail]

 

Ensuring the vitality of town centres [show detail]

 

Promoting sustainable transport [show detail]

 

Promoting Healthy Communities [show detail]

 

Sufficient Choice of School Places [show detail]

 

Planning Strategically across Local Boundaries [show detail]

 

The Government has now released Planning Reform Proposals which supplement the NPPF See their website

 

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