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Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

Section 45: Simplified planning zones

72.Section 45 amends the provisions in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 regarding the power available to local planning authorities to make simplified planning zones. It is intended to facilitate the designation by local planning authorities of simplified planning zones where the need for such areas has first been identified in the regional spatial strategy (or in the spatial development strategy in London, or by the National Assembly for Wales). An authority must make a simplified planning zone if directed to do so by the Secretary of State (or the Assembly).

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