The Business and Planning Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on Thursday 25 June 2020. Draft guidance has been prepared to be read alongside a number of the planning measures set out in the Bill.
The temporary pavement licences process introduces a streamlined consent route to allow businesses to obtain a licence to place temporary furniture, such as tables and chairs outside of cafes, bars and restaurants quickly, and for no more than £100.
Pavement licences: draft guidance published 25 June 2020
This draft guidance sets out further detail on the proposed new route for applicants seeking to extend construction site working hours introduced in the Business and Planning Bill.
Construction working hours: draft guidance published 25 June 2020
The Business and Planning Bill would temporarily amend the statutory provisions for spatial development strategies (SDS) public accessibility. This draft guidance outlines mitigation measures the Mayor of London could undertake to assist those who would not be able to access the London Plan electronically with reasonable convenience.
Making current spatial development strategies available digitally: draft guidance published 25 June 2020