Chapter 3 of the Government’s current consultation on implementing planning reform, discusses the ambition to bring planning and plan making into the digital age. It seeks to transform how things are done for the better; to provide faster, simpler, more accessible plans and policies to deliver better outcomes, informed by up-to-date data and shaped more actively by communities and other stakeholders.
Digital Planning is a dedicated government programme within the UK Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), working to modernise England’s planning system. This is the place to find out the latest on how digitalisation of the planning system. There is also a useful blog covering a range of digital projects affecting local government.
The programme has have various funding streams which fund Local Planning Authorities to lead innovative and collaborative pilots and projects.