Welcome to the home of the National Planning Policy Framework for England and planning practice guidance.

For the first time, planning practice guidance is easily accessible and available online.

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New guidance, ‘How should National Parks, the Broads, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and World Heritage Sites plan for unconventional hydrocarbons?‘, has been published within the Minerals guidance.