Planning Reforms: Government Consultations

In today's world nothing stands still for long, least of all the planning system. Lots of PAS work is about helping Local Planning Authorites (LPAs) work and continue planning within a dynamic and changing system. To help LPAs navigate the changes curently under discussion, this page outlines the consultations that Government has most recently sought views on and which ones are currently live. We'll update it as things change. The individual topic areas of the PAS website provide more details.

Recent and Current Consultations affecting the planning system

LURB: Reforms to National Planning Policy Consultation Ended March 2023   
Increasing Planning Fees & Performance Consultation Ended April 2023  
Environmental Outcomes Reports (EOR) Consultation Ended June 2023.    Link to PAS work and materials
Infrastructure Levy (IL) Consultation.      Ended June 2023.  Link to PAS work and materials
Operational reforms - NSIP consents Consultation. Ended 19 Sept 2023.    Link to PAS work and materials
Permitted Development Rights (PDR) Consultation              Ended 25 Sept 2023       
LURB: Plan-making reforms: consultation on implementation  Ended 18 Oct 2023  Link to PAS work and materials
Street Vote Development Orders  Ended 02 Feb 2024  
Future Homes Building Standards 2023 Consultation Ends 06 March 2024  
Strengthening Planning Policy for Brownfield Development Consultation  Ends 26 March 2024