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South Downs National Park Authority’s response to Planning White Paper

South Downs National Park Authority’s response to Planning White Paper

The South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) has submitted its response to the Government’s consultation on its Planning White Paper: “Planning for the Future”.

The White Paper sets out a number of proposed changes to the current national planning system and the SDNPA has made detailed comments on nine key matters:

  • Clarification on the Status of National Parks
  • Local Plans and Zoning
  • Neighbourhood Development Plans
  • Environmental Protection
  • Climate Change
  • Design and Beauty
  • Development Management
  • Infrastructure Levy
  • Public Engagement.

Read the full letter of response here

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