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We are the credible voice for public sector planning practitioners, pursuing good and effective planning practice within local government.  As a member you keep up to date with our monthly e-bulletin; get access to draft responses by the Society to Government consultation documents; participate in Committee, topic forums and/or regional meetings; network with your peers and Government officials; and participate in visits/study tours. 

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“The Society represents senior professionals and managers of planning functions in the public sector serving the English Local Authorities.”

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Strategic Environmental Assessment for Further Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing - 28/3/2014
In the Society's consultation response to DECC it expresses concern that th...
BREEAM UK New Construction 2014 - 5/3/2014
The Planning Officers Society has only general comments to make to the BRE. We ...
Lyons Housing Review - 28/2/2014
Extract of the POS response to the Lyons Housing Review call for Evidence: ...
Shale Gas World UK 2014 - 13/5/2014
organiser: Terrapinn Pte Limited  venue: NEC, Birmingham dates: 13...
Spring Conference and AGM 15 & 16 May 2014 - 15/5/2014
15th & 16th May 2014 venue: LB Croydon programme: download  (a...
Joint South East & London Regions - 23/5/2014
venue: Portsmouth further information: Simon Meecham or John Walker  ...