Changes to planning services

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1. Supermarkets

Supermarkets etc. can receive deliveries during the night and day

The government has advised local planning authorities to take a positive approach with food retailers and distributors, as well as the freight industry, to ensure planning controls are not a barrier to food delivery over the period of disruption caused by the coronavirus. Local planning authorities should also not seek to undertake planning enforcement action which would result in unnecessarily restricting deliveries of food and other essential deliveries during this period.