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NPPF Consultation

16/02/2023 - Response to DLUHC NPPF Consultation

(Report of Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health)


Consideration was given to the Borough Council’s proposed response to the ‘Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill; reforms to national planning policy’ as set out in Annex 1.  Responses to the consultation had to be submitted by 2 March 2023.


A document showing some proposed changes to the current National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was attached at Annex 2.   The most significant proposed changes were detailed in 1.2.3 of the report.


After careful consideration of the proposed response and any legal, financial and value for money implications, Cabinet




(1)             the Borough Council’s full response to the ‘Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill: Reforms to National Planning Policy, as set out in Annex 1, be approved and submitted by the consultation deadline of 2 March 2023.