Chief Planner (MHCLG) advice to Council's

Chief Planner (MHCLG) advice to Council's We note that the Chief Planner at MHCLG has yesterday issued advice to Planning Authorities including in respect of decision making.

In particular he has encouraged authorities to prioritise decision-making to ensure the planning system continues to function, especially where this will support the local economy we also encourage you to consider delegating committee decisions where appropriate.

See the full advice here.

Government is clearly keen to see decision making continue and permissions to be granted to facilitate economic growth, housing delivery and to enable large, medium range and small projects to continue to come forward, to ensure people can progress their business and personal objectives.

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