Planning by Consent

Planning by Consent : The Origins and Nature of British Development Control

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**Please note this is an unedited paperback reprint of the hardback, originally published in 2003** The British system of universal development control celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1997. Remarkably, the system has survived more or less intact but the experience of the 1980s has left large questions unanswered about the relevance and effectiveness of the system. This book traces the history of the development control system in Britain from early modern times to the present more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 11.94mm | 340g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138873918
  • 9781138873919

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The Glory of the British Planning System. Chapter 2. Property, Contract and Regulation: Urban Control before Planning. Chapter 3. The Search for Flexibility. Chapter 4. Towards Universal Control. Chapter 5. Control by Consents: the 1947 Act and After. Chapter 6. Development Control in a Market Economy. Chapter 7. Towards the New Millennium. Chapter 8. Future Glory? Bibliography. more