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Development management and enforcement

FireSafetyCoverSummary: Responsibility for Fire Safety During the Development Application Process in England (2017) Since Grenfell there has been lots of attention on how fire risk is controlled when developers and others apply for permission for building or refurbishment. RTPI has put together this short briefing to clarify who is responsible for what in England.

ImprovingFireSafetyCoverImproving Fire Safety in Development Management (2017) The Grenfell fire has made it clear to everyone involved in the built environment that improving fire safety must be a priority. This paper discusses best practice in development management for minimising fire risk, and considers where changes to policy and/or practice might be desirable.

Towards a Pro-active Enforcement Service: Making the Most of the Tools in the Box (2015) PAS and RTPI-NAPE. An advice note focusing on tools to provide a more pro- active enforcement service, outlining the importance of having an enforcement plan and how start notices support compliance and monitoring activities. Also discusses the potential for greater use of the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA).


10 Commitments for Effective Pre-application Engagement (2013) RTPI and LGA. These commitments set out the positive spirit that should be embody pre-application engagement and the arrangements that should make early exchange of information and advice better value for all.