NALC Legal Topic Notes

[59] THE RIGHTS OF LOCAL COUNCILS TO BE NOTIFIED OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS AND DECISIONS

If a local council makes a written request to the Local Planning Authority (LPA), it must be informed of planning applications relating to land in its area and be given either a copy of each application or information sufficient to identify the land and the nature of the development (paragraph 8 of schedule 1 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as substituted by paragraph 53(5) of schedule 7 to the Planning and Compensation 1991 and as amended by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994) and Article 13 of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) (England) Order 1995 see Appendix to this Legal Topic Note).


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