2005 volume 37(7) pages 1249 – 1262
doi:10.1068/a36288

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McKay S, Ellis G, 2005, "Reparation or retribution: an investigation into regulatory compliance in planning " Environment and Planning A 37(7) 1249 – 1262

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Reparation or retribution: an investigation into regulatory compliance in planning

Stephen McKay, Geraint Ellis

Received 28 November 2003; in revised form 20 September 2004

Abstract. It is an axiom of good planning practice that procedure is informed by up-to-date research. Consequently, it is surprising to discover that there remains a dearth of specialised planning-enforcement literature relating to theory and implementation. In this paper an evaluation is given of the effectiveness of planning enforcement in Britain by reviewing existing legislative mechanisms and strategies employed by officials. Theoretical perspectives are drawn upon to suggest how the system might be improved through attention to the structural factors underpinning it.

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