Guide To Planning, Planning Applications, Appeals, Development Plans & Maps, Policy & Research.
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The Planning Inspectorate carries out appeals and similar casework under planning and environmental legislation in England and Wales.
The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) campaigns for the reform of the UK’s planning system to make it more responsive to people’s needs and to promote sustainable development.
ODPM was created as a central department in its own right in May 2002. It is responsible for policy on housing, planning, devolution, regional and local government and the fire service. It also takes responsibility for the Social Exclusion Unit, the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit and the Government Offices for the Regions.