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Population Management & the Open Market Housing Register - myths and misinformation
Thursday 23 March 2017

In recent weeks, information has been circulating in the community about the implications of the introduction of the new Population Management Law and the new Open Market Housing Register Law. Some of the information has the potential to mislead, as it provides only a partial view of the facts, in other cases, the information is inaccurate.

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The Policy & Resources Committee welcomes the House of Lords' EU Committee on Brexit and the Crown Dependencies.
Thursday 23 March 2017

The House of Lords' European Union Committee have today published a report on Brexit and the Crown Dependencies following its recent inquiry.

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Vehicle width restriction in Rue de Bas is to become permanent
Wednesday 22 March 2017

Following a successful trial period, the 6 feet (1.8m) temporary width restriction for motor vehicles using Rue de Bas, St Sampsons, except for those vehicles that need to gain access to premises, will become permanent.

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Island Development Plan

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The Island Development Plan (IDP) sets out the land planning policies for the whole of Guernsey in a single document and was adopted by the States of Guernsey on the 2nd November 2016. The IDP replaces both the Urban Area Plan and the Rural Area Plan with immediate effect.

Planning policies seek to balance social, environmental and economic considerations to ensure that new development supports the public interest. These planning policies are grouped together to form a Development Plan.

The law places a duty on the Authority to produce a Development Plan for the island which allow the States to manage development across the island and set out the factors it will take into account when deciding planning applications.

A Development Plan sets out what can be built, where, and how buildings are used. It is used to plan strategically, looking at future needs to be addressed, what change is likely to happen and where, and what policies are needed to achieve this.

The Authority must consider the Island Development Plan policies when deciding applications for planning permission.

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