Development Control Practice (DCP) is the ultimate guide to the planning process

A roadmap to all the factors to consider in making and deciding planning applications, DCP provides an indispensable tool for local authorities, planning consultants, lawyers and developers

Find out more

For more information please call us on

01452 835 820

or email

Why subscribe?

Reduce research time

Search by keyword or index to quickly find the most relevant information in one place


Produced by a team of senior and experienced planning professionals - saving you time and money seeking out expert advice for yourself

Updated regularly

Save time by making sure you always receive the latest information without having to go anywhere else

Relied upon by 90% of UK local authorities and 80% of top consultants

Avoid making costly mistakes by having all the latest key planning information at your fingertips.

What our subscribers say

“I find the search facility the best first point of reference when I am looking for comparative case law, interpretation or guidance on a particular subject.”

Katie Richardson
Planning Officer - Cheshire West and Chester Council

“There is no substitute for DCP’s thoroughly practical and exhaustive coverage of just about any planning problem”

Graham Gover

“It is well written, easy to understand, and there is nearly always a comparative example to the case I am working on.”

Nick McLaren
DC & Conservation Manager, Inverclyde Council

Need help with DCP?

Want to make the best use of DCP and all its features?

Contact customer services

Phone: 01452 835820