"In June the Government amended Planning Policy statement 3
to exclude private residential gardens from the definition of brownfield land and scrapped the national indicative minimum density target of 30 dwellings per hectare.
Recent announcements relating to Regional Spatial Strategies, Regional Development Agencies and the Planning Policy Statement 3
on Housing (PPS3) will have important implications for planning in the North East and the rest of England.
What the new (draft) Planning Policy Statement 3
(PPS3): Housing also recognises is the significance of sub-regional housing markets--rather than local authority boundaries--as the areas within which travel-to-work decisions are made and where housing supply is a key factor in determining house prices.
There is nothing wrong with that, however the same "Planning Policy Statement 3
" has had a key paragraph omitted which will also allow development to take place on green spaces, including playing fields.
Recent announcements relating to Regional Spatial Strategies (RSS), Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) and the Planning Policy Statement 3
on Housing (PPS3) will have important implications for planning in the West Midlands and the rest of England.
THE introduction of Planning Policy Statement 3
(PPS3) in 2006, which provides national planning guidance on housing, placed additional obligations on local planning authorities to identify a continuous supply of housing land for at least 15 years.
(1) Consultation Paper on a New Planning Policy Statement 3
For starters, Planning Policy Statement 3
requires local planning authorities to consider planning applications for housing favourably where they cannot demonstrate an up-to-date, five-year supply of deliverable sites - provided other considerations set out in the statement are met.
Local Government Minister, Yvette Cooper, unveiled her new national policy for housing, known as Planning Policy Statement 3
. It aims to improve the affordability and supply of housing.
This principle is set out in Planning Policy Statement 3
(PPS3), which sets out the national planning policy in relation to housing, and also in the associated document Delivering Affordable Housing.
* 5.12 Planning: The ODPM publishes Consultation Paper on New Planning Policy Statement 3
The new Planning Policy Statement 3
(PPS3) requires planning authorities to consider a number of key issues when deciding on planning permission for residential schemes, including high quality design of housing that incorporates access to public transport and impact on climate change.