Development Management Officers using Design Codes, May/June 2024

Development Management Officers can play a key role in the preparation, testing and applying design codes. Here is some information from three local authorities who's Development Management officers are now using the authority's design codes in pre application discussion and decision making of applications.

Development Management Officers using Design Codes, 21st May & 4th June 2024.

The second of the series of online events focused on the role of Development Management officers in production and use of design codes were held on 21st May & 4th June 2024.  These two sessions focused on the pre-adoption/production process. 

Three local authority pathfinders of Lake District, Mansfield & Trafford presented across the two session on how Development Management officers are using the authority's design code in preapplication discussions and decision making on planning applications. DLUHC also delivered an update on national guidance on design code use and the pathfinder programme. 

The recordings and presentations from the two session can be found below.



Lake District