Levelling Up and Regeneration Act 2023 Commencement Regulations

The Government is continuing with it’s legislative programme and has started to release commencement regulations for changes to the English Planning System under the Levelling Up and Regeneration Act. These regulations are found under:

The Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2024 2024 No. 92 (C. 6) UK Statutory Instruments

The Elections Act 2022 (Commencement No. 11, Transitional Provisions and Specified Day) and Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2023

Here is the combined list of commencement provisions. This list will be updated as more regulations are brought forward.

  • 78 Capital finance risk management – 31 January 2024
  • 81 Alteration of Street Names England – 31 January 2024
  • 94 National development management policies: meaning – 31 January 2024
  • 106 Street votes, so far as it confers a power to make regulations and so far as it relates to the provisions of Schedule 9 brought into force by paragraph (q) – 31 January 2024
  • 107 Street votes: community infrastructure levy, so far as it confers a power to make regulations – 31 January 2024
  • 123 Duty in relation to self-build and custom housebuilding – 31 January 2024
  • 129 Hazardous substances consent: connected applications to the Secretary of State – 31 January 2024
  • 135 Biodiversity net gain: pre-development biodiversity value and habitat enhancement – 12th February 2024.
  • 140 Enforcement of community infrastructure levy – 31 January 2024
  • 180 Acquisition by local authorities for purpose of regeneration – 31 January 2024
  • 181 Online publicity, so far as it confers a power to make regulations – 31 January 2024
  • 184 Corresponding provision for purchases by Ministers, so far as it relates to the provisions of Schedule 19 brought into force by paragraph (r) – 31 January 2024
  • 185 Time limits for implementation – 31 January 2024
  • 186 Agreement to vary vesting date – 31 January 2024
  • 187 Common standards for compulsory purchase data – 31 January 2024
  • 188 ‘No-scheme’ principle: minor amendments – 31 January 2024
  • 189 Prospects of planning permission for alternative development – 31st January 2025
  • 190 Power to require prospects of planning permission to be ignored, Compulsory Purchase – 30th April 2024
  • 226 Enforcement of requirements – 26th December 2023
  • 228 Registration of short-term rental properties – 26th December 2023
  • 229 Pavement licenses – 26th December 2023
  • 230 Historic environment records – 7th May 2024