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A Guide For Advertisers

View the A Guide For Advertisers webpage

 

The Party Wall etc Act 1996

View The Party Wall etc Act 1996 Webpage

 

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

The NPPF is prepared by the government and sets outnational guidance to local authorities and others on planning policy and the operation of the planning system. This replaces most of the former Planning Policy Statements (PPS) and Planning Policy Guidance notes (PPG).

View the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) webpage

 

Supplementary Planning Documents

View the supplementary planning documents webpage

 

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and New Homes: A Builder's Guide

Buildings account for almost half of the energy consumption and carbon emission in the UK. The ways in which we light, heat and use our buildings all contribute to this.

View the Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and New Homes: A Builder's Guide (Provided by Communities and Local Government)

 

Code for Sustainable Homes

On the 27 February 2008 the Government confirmed a mandatory rating against the Code will be implemented for new homes from 1 May 2008.

Further information on the Code for Sustainable Homes is provided by the Planning Portal

 

Greener homes for the future

It is now mandatory for all new homes to be rated against the Code and include a Code or nil-rated certificate within the Home Information Pack. This leaflet highlights what the Code is, how it works and what it means to have a mandatory rating for new homes.

By building to Code standards, we can make Britain's homes more environmentally friendly for the future.

Customer guide to completing Planning Obligations (Section 106 Agreements and Unilateral Undertakings)

A guide has been created by Development Management to provide its customers with easy to follow procedures for all matters relating to planning obligations. The guide is available to download free of charge in the link below.