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Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Planning

    1. Neighbourhood planning

      1. 1.Duty to have regard to post-examination neighbourhood development plan

      2. 2.Notification of applications to neighbourhood planning bodies

      3. 3.Status of approved neighbourhood development plan

      4. 4.Modification of neighbourhood development order or plan

      5. 5.Changes to neighbourhood areas etc

      6. 6.Assistance in connection with neighbourhood planning

      7. 7.Engagement by examiners with qualifying bodies etc

    2. Local development documents

      1. 8.Content of development plan documents

      2. 9.Power to direct preparation of joint development plan documents

      3. 10.County councils’ default powers in relation to development plan documents

      4. 11.Format of local development schemes and documents

      5. 12.Review of local development documents

      6. 13.Statements of community involvement

    3. Planning conditions

      1. 14.Restrictions on power to impose planning conditions

    4. Permitted development rights relating to drinking establishments

      1. 15.Permitted development rights relating to drinking establishments

    5. Development of new towns by local authorities

      1. 16.Development of new towns by local authorities

    6. Planning register

      1. 17.Register of planning applications etc

  3. Part 2 Compulsory purchase etc

    1. CHAPTER 1 Temporary possession of land

      1. 18.Power to take temporary possession of land

      2. 19.Procedure for authorising temporary possession etc

      3. 20.Notice requirements

      4. 21.Counter-notice

      5. 22.Refusal to give up possession

      6. 23.Compensation

      7. 24.Advance payments

      8. 25.Interest on advance payments of compensation paid late

      9. 26.Consequential amendments

      10. 27.Powers of acquiring authority in relation to land

      11. 28.Impact of temporary possession on tenancies etc

      12. 29.Supplementary provisions

      13. 30.Interpretation

      14. 31.Application to Crown land

    2. CHAPTER 2 Other provisions relating to compulsory purchase

      1. 32.No-scheme principle

      2. 33.Repeal of Part 4 of the Land Compensation Act 1961

      3. 34.Time limit for confirmation notices

      4. 35.Compensation for disturbance

      5. 36.GLA, MDCs and TfL: joint acquisition of land

      6. 37.Overriding easements: land held on behalf of GLA or TfL

      7. 38.Timing of advance payments of compensation

      8. 39.Interest on advance payments of compensation

      9. 40.Interest on payments to mortgagee paid late

      10. 41.Compensation for temporary severance of land after vesting declaration

    3. CHAPTER 3 Consequential provision

      1. 42.Consequential provision

  4. Part 3 Final provisions

    1. 43.Financial provisions

    2. 44.Regulations

    3. 45.Extent

    4. 46.Commencement

    5. 47.Short title

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      New Schedule A2 to the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

      1. 1.This is the new Schedule A2 to the Planning and...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      County councils’ default powers in relation to development plan documents

      1. 1.The Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 is amended as...

      2. 2.Schedule A1 (default powers exercisable by Mayor of London or...

      3. 3.In the heading for “or combined authority” substitute “, combined...

      4. 4.After paragraph 7 insert— Default powers exercisable by county council...

      5. 5.(1) Paragraph 8 is amended as follows.

      6. 6.In paragraph 9(8) for “or the combined authority” substitute “,...

      7. 7.In paragraph 12— (a) for “or the combined authority” substitute...

      8. 8.In paragraph 13(1)— (a) for “or a combined authority” substitute...

      9. 9.In section 17(8) (document a local development document only if...

      10. 10.In section 27A (default powers exercisable by Mayor of London...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Planning conditions: consequential amendments

      1. 1.The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is amended as...

      2. 2.In section 70 (determination of applications: general considerations), after subsection...

      3. 3.In section 72 (conditional grant of planning permission), after subsection...

      4. 4.In section 73 (determination of applications to develop land without...

      5. 5.In section 90(3) (effect of deemed planning permission) after “except”...

      6. 6.In section 93 (provisions supplementary to sections 91 and 92),...

      7. 7.In section 141 (action by Secretary of State in relation...

      8. 8.In section 177 (grant or modification of planning permission on...

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