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Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

Section 18: Statement of community involvement

41.Section 18 defines a local planning authority’s statement of community involvement as a statement of their policy for involving interested parties in matters relating to development in their area. The statement will apply to the preparation and revision of LDDs and to the exercise of the authority's functions in relation to development control. The statement will be subject to independent examination as if it were a development plan document.

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