Jane Dann

Jane Dann, Tibbalds Director, discusses why a National Design Code paves the way for better design in The Planner

Proposed changes to the NPPF reinforce its emphasis on design quality and placemaking, requiring local planning authorities to prepare “design guides or codes” consistent with the National Design Guide and National Model Design Code (NMDC), published in draft along with Guidance Notes for Design Codes (GNDC).

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