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PPS 1: General Principles

Issued by: Planning Service (DOE)
March 1998
PPS 1: General PrinciplesThis PPS sets out the general principles that the Department observes in formulating planning policies, making development plans and exercising control of development.
The Statement also sets out the key themes that underlie the Department’s overall approach to planning across the whole range of land-use topics.
Paragraphs 46-48 of this document have been superseded by a Joint Ministerial Statement on Development Plans and Implementation of the Regional Development Strategy.

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