Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015

PART 4

Amendment of Parts II and III of Act of 2000

Development Plans and Development Contributions

28.

Amendment of section 10(2) of Act of 2000 - content of development plans

28. Section 10(2) (as amended by section 7(b) of the Act of 2010) of the Act of 2000 is amended by substituting for paragraph (h) the following:

“(h) the development and renewal of areas, identified having regard to the core strategy, that are in need of regeneration, in order to prevent—

(i) adverse effects on existing amenities in such areas, in particular as a result of the ruinous or neglected condition of any land,

(ii) urban blight and decay,

(iii) anti-social behaviour, or

(iv) a shortage of habitable houses or of land suitable for residential use or a mixture of residential and other uses;”.