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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

      TOCStyle>Part I-Provisions as to the laying of schemes before Parliament

      1. Part I Provisions as to the validity and-date of operation of schemes

      2. Part III Provisions as to the validity and date of operation of compulsory purchase orders

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Matters to be dealt with by schemes

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      1. PART I Provisions as to the compulsory acquisition of land

      2. Part II Restrictions on acquisition of land

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Matters in relation to which Regulations shall be made and effect to be secured thereby

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      Enactments repealed

    6. SIXTH SCHEDULE

      Adaptations and modifications of this Act in its application to Scotland

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