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Street Voting on UK Zoning Laws by 2025


Policy Exchange recently released a paper on “Street Votes” where each street can decide their own planning laws and hence gain the benefits (or not) of higher value housing on their street.

The paper is here.

Will the UK government announce that they will allow street votes to determine planning permissions by December 31, 2024?

An official government announcement is sufficient e.g. statement in parliament or press release on

A pilot scheme will count as positive resolution.

The zoning laws to be voted on must include at least the following options:

  • Number of floors

  • Plot use

Politics – European

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