DLUHC’s Housing and Planning Minister, Lucy Frazer, visited Buckinghamshire Council on the 26 January to learn more about Buckinghamshire’s experience of being part of the Open Digital Planning (ODP) project, demo new user-centred Digital Planning services and hear more about the council’s wider ideas for streamlining the planning system as part of the department’s Digital Planning Programme.
The Digital Planning Team at DLUHC
There may not be any partridges or pear trees in sight as we reach the end of 2022, but the DLUHC Digital Planning team have reflected back on the year’s 12 stand out moments to acknowledge a fantastic year of work in collaboration with Local Planning Authorities and industry partners.
The PropTech Engagement Fund continues to build on its success as we launch the next round of funding for 9 projects under the Digital Planning Continuous Funding Model. This most recent funding will see select projects from previous rounds explore ideas around how to further scale the adoption of digital tools and increase efficiencies when undertaking planning consultation projects across the country.
The Planning Software Improvement Fund aims to help Local Planning Authorities in England (LPAs) to improve the digital services they use for the submission and assessment of planning applications - the development management side of local planning.
In the summer the DLUHC Digital Planning team held a virtual Roundtable event to connect senior DLUHC officials with a wide range of voices to help the Property Technology (PropTech) sector understand the government’s levelling up agenda and discuss where their insights, experience and solutions could help.
Data is at the heart of the DLUHC Digital Planning team’s mission to modernise England's planning system. The team’s planning data platform has moved into the beta phase, and is now available on planning.data.gov.uk.
Three new DLUHC funded digital planning services, co-designed by a pioneering group of local councils, are now live on the websites of Buckinghamshire, Lambeth and Southwark Councils.
Our digital planning software work is moving into a new phase of collaboration and delivery with Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) and software providers. We continue to build on the success of the Reducing Invalid Planning Applications (RIPA) and Back Office …
The Digital Planning team at MHCLG are delighted to announce the new PropTech Engagement Fund, set up to support the PropTech sector and local authorities to accelerate adoption of technology that will enhance community engagement and deliver a modern planning …
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- DLUHC Housing and Planning Minister visits Buckinghamshire Council to see new Digital Planning software in action January 30, 2023
- Local Digital: 2022 in review December 20, 2022
- Continuous Data Assurance Helps to Make Better Services December 20, 2022