Making/processing planning applications Q & A DCP Section 5.1

In England, the making/processing of planning applications is governed mainly by the Town and Country Planning (Applications) Regulations 1988, as amended, and the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010 (DMPO), which from 1st October 2010 consolidated and replaced the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995. The background to the new order is outlined in an accompanying explanatory note and a letter sent by CLG to chief planning officers on 9th September 2010.

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