This section provides a list of key legislation on planning and building works. The list is not meant to be exhaustive and does not cover all amending regulations and orders. The list addresses the legal position in England and Wales. Other laws may apply in Scotland and Northern Ireland and we recommend that you seek further legal advice to ensure that any action taken is in within the law.
You can access most of the laws from the Office of Public Sector Information website (External links).
Key Planning Legislation
Acts of Parliament
Recent Planning Statutory Instruments
Building related legislation
* Please note that this list is not exhaustive.