Training course

Online - Development Consent Orders

14 December 2021
09:30 - 13:00


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This practical half day course will provide a thorough examination of Development Consent Orders, including an overview of what DCOs are and the type of projects they are used for. It will consider in detail the six stages of the process, before exploring the various ways in which local authorities become involved in DCOs. The course will also look at the examination process, providing practical guidance and top tips.

The course will cover:

  • What is a DCO?
    • How did DCOs come about?
    • When is a DCO used and what type of projects are they used for?
  • The Process
    • Pre-application
    • Acceptance
    • Pre-examination
    • Examination
    • Decision
    • Post-decision
  • How do Local Authorities Become Involved?
    • As promoter
    • Preparation of Statement of Community Consultation
    • As statutory consultee
    • Preparation of Local Impact Report
    • Preparation of Statement of Common Ground
  • The Examination Process
    • How the examination is run
    • The timetable
    • How to prepare
    • Top tips

Target Audience

This course is intended for anyone with an interest in DCOs, from absolute beginners to those with some experience. For beginners, the course will explain the issues simply and highlight areas that can be tricky. For more experienced practitioners, this is an excellent opportunity for an update on the local authority involvement and the process.

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Online - Development Consent Orders

14 December 2021 | 09:30 - 13:00

£199 +VAT

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