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Land use - proposals: Outline
However while Parliament makes the law the Courts have to interpret the legislation. Courts may be required to make judgements on planning matters and as a result case law has resulted. Planning Officers have to take into account both the primary legislation and case law when deciding planning applications and preparing Local Plans.
The Government administers the planning system. They can:
- Issue guidance to local councils via national and regional planning guidance
- Set planning policy via Circulars, and Planning Policy Guidance Notes
- Make decisions on planning appeals and major planning applications via the Planning Inspectorate.
AvailabilityNormal office hours Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (except public holidays)
Contact: Forward Planning Team
Telephone: 01706 252417Rossendale Borough Council, The Business Centre, Futures Park, Bacup, OL13 0BB