Sections 202 to 205: Planning and infrastructure functions
426.Section 202 makes provision for a mayoral development corporation to become the local planning authority for the purposes, separately or collectively, of plan-making, development control and neighbourhood planning.
427.Section 203 provides that a mayoral development corporation may make arrangements for the discharge of its development control functions, in whole or part, by the relevant council(s). The mayoral development corporation may also seek the relevant council’s or councils’ assistance in the discharge of its plan-making functions.
428.Section 204 provides that if an order establishing a mayoral development corporation has been made, the Mayor may decide to remove the mayoral development corporation’s planning functions or apply restrictions to their use.
429.Section 205 provides that a mayoral development corporation may provide or facilitate the provision of infrastructure. It may do so by way of acquisition, construction, conversion, improvement or repair.