Part 5a: UK - Planning Policy & Guidance Docs (UK)

Part 5a: UK - Planning Policy & Guidance Docs (UK)


UK01 Climate Change – the UK Programme 2006 (HM Government March 2006)

UK02 Climate Change Act 2008 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK03 Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Act (United Kingdom Parliament June 2006)

UK04 Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change (OCC 2006)

UK05 Flood and Water Management Act (2010)

UK06 Flood Risk Regulations (2009)

UK07 Government of Wales Act 1998 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK08 Government of Wales Act 2006 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK09 Sustainability Appraisal of Regional Spatial Strategies and Local Development Documents (ODPM 2005)


UK10 Environmental Assessment of Plans & Programmes (Wales) Regs 2004 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK11 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (UK Parliament)

UK12 Quality of Life Counts: Indicators for a Strategy for Sustainable Development for the United Kingdom (DETR 1999)

UK13 Securing the Future: UK Sustainable Development Strategy (DEFRA March 2005)



UK14 Town & Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK15 Town & Country Planning Use Class Order 1995 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK16 Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2010 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK17 The SUDS Manual (CIRIA 2007)

UK18 The Community Infrastructure Levy (Department for Communities and Local Government, 2008)

UK19 British Medical Association Housing and Health Building for the Future (2003)

Communities and Housing

  • Housing

UK20 Code for Sustainable Homes: Technical Guidance (Department for Communities and Local Government November 2010)

  • Open Space

UK21 Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play (Fields in Trust / National Playing Fields Association 2008)

Environment & Resources

UK22 Environment Act (1995) (as amended)

UK23 Countryside and Rights of Way Act (CROW Act) (United Kingdom Parliament November 2000)

UK24 Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended by Schedule 9 of The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000) (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK25 Natural Environment & Rural Communities Act 2006 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK26 The Conservation (Natural Habitats &c) Regulations (as amended August 2007) 1994 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK27 UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK Biodiversity Partnership & UK Government January 1994)

UK28 Water for People and the Environment (Environment Agency March 2009)

UK29 Pollution Prevention and Control Act (1999)

UK30 The Air Quality Strategy for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (DEFRA July 2007)

UK31 Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (as amended)

  • Rewnewable & Low Carbon Energy

UK32 Energy Act 2008 (United Kingdom Parliament)

UK33 Energy White Paper: Meeting the Energy Challenge (United Kingdom Parliament May 2007)

UK34 Energy White Paper: Our Energy Future (DTI February 2003 )

UK35 UK Low Carbon Transition Plan: National Strategy for Climate and Energy (2009)

UK36 UK Renewable Energy Strategy (2009)

UK37 Overarching National Policy Statement for Energy (EN-1) (DECC 2011)

UK38 The Planning and Energy Act (2008)

Transport & Access

UK39 Manual for Streets (Department for Transport 2007)