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Guidance on Planning Element of Councillors' Code of Conduct

Published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 by
The Department has published the final version of guidance on the application of the Councillors’ Code of Conduct (the Code) with regard to planning matters.  This follows public consultation on the draft guidance published in September 2014.
The aim of the guidance is to advise councillors how they should apply the principles and rules of the Code when it comes to dealing with planning.  It is also there to provide protection for councillors by advising them of what they can and cannot do in relation to taking planning decisions.  A copy of the guidance and associated summary document can be viewed via the following links:

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