Information to help you understand how we will use the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) to support our responses to planning consultations.
The Quick Guides will help our operational teams provide timely and informed advice on planning consultations from local planning authorities (LPAs), developers, government departments and agencies. They were written to help us apply the NPPF consistently.
The Quick Guides explain the messages and planning policies within the NPPF that relate to our key work areas. They describe how we will make sure environmental issues are appropriately considered in the town and country planning process.
By understanding how we implement the NPPF, developers and LPAs will know the issues we expect to see addressed in planning applications and Local Plans. This will help: