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Town and Country Planning Act 1932

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Scope of Planning Schemes

    1. 1.Scope of planning schemes

  3. Authorities

    1. 2.Local authority for purposes of Act

    2. 3.Appointment of joint committees

    3. 4.Combination of authorities for purposes of schemes

    4. 5.Power to alter constitution of joint committees

  4. Procedure with respect to Schemes

    1. 6.Preparation or adoption of schemes

    2. 7.Notices in relation to the making of, or under, schemes

    3. 8.Approval, validity, coming into effect, variation and revocation of schemes

    4. 9.Supplementary schemes for areas comprised in regional schemes

  5. Interim Development of Land

    1. 10.Interim development orders

  6. Contents and Effect of Schemes

    1. 11.Contents of schemes, and authorities responsible for enforcing them

    2. 12.Provisions in schemes with respect to buildings and building operations

    3. 13.Power to enforce and carry into effect schemes

  7. Powers as to matters not finally dealt with by Scheme

    1. 14.Supplementary orders

    2. 15.General development orders

    3. 16.Power to permit building operations pending the coming into operation of a general development order

  8. Orders for Preservation of certain Buildings

    1. 17.Power to make orders for preservation of certain buildings

  9. Compensation and Betterment

    1. 18.Provisions as to compensation for injurious affection, &c

    2. 19.Power of Minister to exclude compensation in certain classes of cases

    3. 20.Exclusion or limitation of compensation in certain other cases

    4. 21.Recovery of betterment from owners of property increased in value

    5. 22.Making of claims for compensation or betterment

    6. 23.Determination of claims and recovery of amounts due

    7. 24.Power to withdraw or modify provisions of scheme after award of compensation

  10. Purchase of Land

    1. 25.Acquisition of land to which scheme applies

    2. 26.Acquisition of land for open spaces and playing fields in area covered by planning scheme

  11. Supplemental Provisions with respect to Schemes

    1. 27.Limitation of street work charges

    2. 28.Power to contribute towards expenses of owners in connection with the proposal of schemes

    3. 29.Power of county council to assist in preparation of schemes

    4. 30.Contributions by local authorities towards expenses of, or in connection with, schemes

    5. 31.Contributions by statutory undertakers towards expenses of, or in connection with, schemes

    6. 32.Application of betterment as capital

    7. 33.Power of public departments to make agreements in connection with schemes

    8. 34.Power of authorities and owners to enter into agreements restricting use of land

  12. Provisions as to Garden Cities

    1. 35.Acquisition of land for purpose of garden cities

  13. Powers of Minister

    1. 36.Power of Minister to require preparation or adoption of scheme, and to require execution of scheme

    2. 37.Regulations as to procedure

    3. 38.Local inquiries

  14. Legal Proceedings

    1. 39.Appeals to quarter sessions

    2. 40.Power to refer certain disputes to arbitration or to Minister

  15. Miscellaneous Provisions

    1. 41.For the protection of statutory undertakers

    2. 42.Consultation of Commissioners of Works as to schemes affecting certain buildings

    3. 43.Land in neighbourhood of Royal Palaces and Parks

    4. 44.Works below high-water mark

    5. 45.Saving for Postmaster-General

    6. 46.Powers as to the preservation of trees

    7. 47.Powers with respect to advertisements

    8. 48.Appointment of committees for purposes of Act

    9. 49.Expenses of, and borrowing by, local authorities

    10. 50.Special provisions as to administrative county of London

    11. 51.Compensation to officers

    12. 52.Transitional provisions

    13. 53.Interpretation

    14. 54.Repeals

    15. 55.Special provisions as to the Surrey County Council Act, 1931

    16. 56.Saving as to the Sandhills in the Parts of Lindsey, Lincolnshire

    17. 57.Application to Scotland

    18. 58.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      1. Part I Provisions as to the laying of Schemes before Parliament

        1. 1.Where a scheme is approved or made by the Minister...

        2. 2.(1) A scheme which contains a provision suspending the operation...

        3. 3.Subject as aforesaid a scheme approved or made as aforesaid...

        4. 4.If in the case of any scheme—

      2. Part II Provisions as to the Validity and Date of Operation of Schemes

        1. 1.So soon as may be after a scheme has, regard...

        2. 2.If any person aggrieved by a scheme desires to question...

        3. 3.The High Court, on an application made under this Part...

        4. 4.Subject to the provisions of paragraphs two and three of...

        5. 5.Except by leave of the Court of Appeal no appeal...

        6. 6.The validity of a provision in a scheme which has...

      3. Part III Provisions as to the Validity and Date op Operation of Compulsory Purchase Orders

        1. 1.So soon as may be after a compulsory purchase order...

        2. 2.If any person aggrieved by a compulsory purchase order desires...

        3. 3.Subject to the provisions of the last preceding paragraph, a...

        4. 4.Except by leave of the Court of Appeal, no appeal...

        5. 5.This Part of this Schedule does not apply to an...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Matters to be dealt with by Schemes

      1. 1.Streets, roads and other ways, and stopping up or diversion...

      2. 2.Buildings, structures, and erections.

      3. 3.Open spaces, private and public.

      4. 4.The reservation of sites for places of religious worship or...

      5. 5.The reservation of land as sites for aerodromes.

      6. 6.The prohibition, regulation, and control of the deposit or disposal...

      7. 7.Sewerage, drainage, and sewage disposal.

      8. 8.Lighting.

      9. 9.Water supply.

      10. 10.Ancillary or consequential works.

      11. 11.Extinction or variation of private rights of way and other...

      12. 12.Dealing with or disposal of land acquired by the responsible...

      13. 13.Power of entry and inspection.

      14. 14.Power of the responsible authority to remove, alter or demolish...

      15. 15.Power of the responsible authority to make agreements with owners,...

      16. 16.Power of the responsible authority or a local authority to...

      17. 17.Application with the necessary modifications and adaptations of statutory enactments....

      18. 18.Carrying out and supplementing the provisions of this Act for...

      19. 19.Limitation of time for operation of scheme.

      20. 20.Co-operation of the responsible authority with the owners of land...

      21. 21.Charging on any land the value of which is increased...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      1. Part I Provisions as to the Compulsory Acquisition of Land

        1. 1.A compulsory purchase order shall be in the prescribed form...

        2. 2.A compulsory purchase order in respect of land forming the...

        3. 3.The modifications, subject to which the Lands Clauses Acts and...

        4. 4.Before submitting the order to the Minister the responsible authority...

        5. 5.If no objection is duly made by any of the...

        6. 6.For the purposes of this Schedule a notice may be...

      2. Part II Restrictions on Acquisition of Land

        1. 1.The Minister shall not confirm an order for the compulsory...

        2. 2.The Minister shall not confirm an order for the compulsory...

        3. 3.The Minister shall not confirm an order for the compulsory...

        4. 4.(1) Where a scheme or an order made in connection...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      1. Part I Matters in Relation to which Regulations shall be made and effect to be secured thereby

        1. 1.As to resolutions to prepare or adopt a scheme :—...

        2. 2.As to preliminary statements of proposals for development in cases...

        3. 3.As to the preparation or adoption of schemes :—

        4. 4.As to the submission of schemes to the Minister and...

        5. 5.As to procedure generally in relation to the matters aforesaid...

      2. Part II

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      Enactments Repealed

    6. SIXTH SCHEDULE

      Adaptations and Modifications of this Act in its Application to Scotland

      1. 1.In the title, after the word " land," wherever it...

      2. 2.Throughout this Act for the expressions set out in the...

      3. 3.There shall be omitted the words or county councils in...

      4. 4.The sections and schedules specified in the first column of...

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