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[F169 Register of applications etcE+W

(1)The local planning authority must keep a register containing such information as is prescribed as to—

(a)applications for planning permission;

[F2(aza)applications for permission in principle;]

[F3(aa)applications for non-material changes to planning permission under section 96A;]

F4(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(c)local development orders;

[F5(ca)neighbourhood planning matters;]

(d)simplified planning zone schemes.

(2)The register must contain—

(a)information as to the manner in which applications mentioned in subsection (1)(a) [F6[F7and (aa)]] [F6, (aa) and (aza)] and requests mentioned in subsection (1)(b) have been dealt with;

(b)such information as is prescribed with respect to any local development order [F8, neighbourhood planning matter] or simplified planning zone scheme in relation to the authority’s area.

[F9(2A)For the purposes of subsections (1) and (2) “neighbourhood planning matters” means—

(a)neighbourhood development orders;

(b)neighbourhood development plans (made under section 38A of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004); and

(c)proposals for such orders or plans.]

(3)A development order may require the register to be kept in two or more parts.

(4)Each part must contain such information as is prescribed relating to the matters mentioned in subsection (1)(a) [F10, (aa)] [F11, (aza)] and (b).

(5)A development order may also make provision—

(a)for a specified part of the register to contain copies of applications or requests and of any other documents or material submitted with them;

(b)for the entry relating to an application or request (and everything relating to it) to be removed from that part of the register when the application (including any appeal arising out of it) or the request (as the case may be) has been finally disposed of.

(6)Provision made under subsection (5)(b) does not prevent the inclusion of a different entry relating to the application or request in another part of the register.

(7)The register must be kept in such manner as is prescribed.

(8)The register must be kept available for inspection by the public at all reasonable hours.

(9)Anything prescribed under this section must be prescribed by development order.]

Textual Amendments

F1S. 69 substituted (6.8.2004 for certain purposes and otherwise 22.2.2010) by Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (c. 5), ss. 118, 121, Sch. 6 para. 3 (with s. 111); S.I. 2004/2097, art. 2; S.I. 2010/321, art. 2

F3S. 69(1)(aa) inserted (6.4.2010) by Planning Act 2008 (c. 29), ss. 190(4)(a), 241 (with s. 226); S.I. 2010/566, art. 3(b)

F4S. 69(1)(b) repealed (6.4.2012) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(2), Sch. 25 Pt. 18; S.I. 2012/628, art. 8(e) (with arts. 9, 12, 13, 16, 18-20) (as amended (3.8.2012) by S.I. 2012/2029, arts. 2, 4)

F5S. 69(1)(ca) inserted (15.11.2011 for specified purposes, 15.1.2012 for specified purposes, 6.4.2012 for specified purposes) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(2)(5)(j), Sch. 12 para. 7(2); S.I. 2012/57, art. 4(1)(h) (with arts. 6, 7, 9-11); S.I. 2012/628, art. 8(a) (with arts. 9, 12, 13, 16, 18-20) (as amended (3.8.2012) by S.I. 2012/2029, arts. 2, 4)

F7Words in s. 69(2)(a) inserted (6.4.2010) by Planning Act 2008 (c. 29), ss. 190(4)(b), 241 (with s. 226); S.I. 2010/566, art. 3(b)

F8Words in s. 69(2)(b) inserted (15.11.2011 for specified purposes, 15.1.2012 for specified purposes, 6.4.2012 for specified purposes) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(2)(5)(j), Sch. 12 para. 7(3); S.I. 2012/57, art. 4(1)(h) (with arts. 6, 7, 9-11); S.I. 2012/628, art. 8(a) (with arts. 9, 12, 13, 16, 18-20) (as amended (3.8.2012) by S.I. 2012/2029, arts. 2, 4)

F9S. 69(2A) inserted (15.11.2011 for specified purposes, 15.1.2012 for specified purposes, 6.4.2012 for specified purposes) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(2)(5)(j), Sch. 12 para. 7(4); S.I. 2012/57, art. 4(1)(h) (with arts. 6, 7, 9-11); S.I. 2012/628, art. 8(a) (with arts. 9, 12, 13, 16, 18-20) (as amended (3.8.2012) by S.I. 2012/2029, arts. 2, 4)

F10Words in s. 69(4) inserted (6.4.2010) by Planning Act 2008 (c. 29), ss. 190(4)(c), 241 (with s. 226); S.I. 2010/566, art. 3(b)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 69 extended (with modifications) (25.9.1991) by Planning and Compensation Act 1991 (c. 34, SIF 123:1), s. 22, Sch. 2 para. 9(1)(2) (with s. 84(5)); S.I. 1991/2067, art. 3 (subject to art. 4)

S. 69 applied (with modifications) (2.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1892, reg. 2(1), Sch. art. 7, Sch. 2 Pt. I

S. 69 applied (with modifications) (2.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1892, reg. 2(1), Sch. art. 7, Sch. 2 Pt. II

C2S. 69: functions of local authority not to be responsibility of an executive of the authority (E.) (16.11.2000) by virtue of S.I. 2000/2853, reg. 2(1), Sch. 1

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