Following the draft consultation version in March, the government has now published the much-anticipated revised NPPF. It's billed as “new, fairer effective planning rules” to unlock land for housing delivery. The emphasis of this framework provides greater focus on housing delivery. Here we summarise the key points.
Other parallel consultation
Alongside the NPPF, the government has published additional guidance documents, comprising:
- An updated Planning Practice Guidance note on Viability https://www.gov.uk/guidance/viability
- The Housing Delivery Test Measurement Rule Book https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/housing-delivery-test-measurement-rule-book
- Guidance on housing and economic needs assessments https://www.gov.uk/guidance/housing-and-economic-development-needs-assessments