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'''Planning permission''' or '''developmental approval''' refers to the approval needed for construction or expansion (including significant [[renovation]]) in some jurisdictions.<ref>{{cite web|title=Planning permission - GOV.UK|url=https://www.gov.uk/planning-permission-england-wales/when-you-need-it|website=www.gov.uk|publisher=UK Government|accessdate=18 February 2017|language=en}}</ref> It is usually given in the form of a '''building permit''' (or '''construction permit'''). Generally, the new construction must be [[Building inspection|inspected]] during construction and after completion to ensure compliance with national, regional, and local [[building code]]s. Planning is also dependent on the site's zone – for example, one cannot obtain permission to build a nightclub in an area where it is inappropriate, such as a high-density suburb.<ref>{{cite web|title=How Do I Get Planning Permission in NSW? - The Design Partnership|url=http://thedesignpartnership.com.au/planning-permission-nsw/|website=thedesignpartnership.com.au|accessdate=18 February 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|title=Planning permissions and liquor licences|url=http://www.vcglr.vic.gov.au/home/liquor/new+applicants/licence+application+requirements/planning+permissions+and+liquor+licences/|website=www.vcglr.vic.gov.au|accessdate=18 February 2017|language=en-au}}</ref> Failure to obtain a permit can result in [[Fine (penalty)|fines]], [[Sanctions (law)|penalties]], and [[demolition]] of unauthorized construction if it cannot be made to meet code. House building permits, for example, are subject to [[List of housing statutes|local housing statutes]]. The criteria for planning permission is a part of [[urban planning]] and [[construction law]] and usually managed by [[local government]] employed [[town planner]]s.<ref>{{cite web|last1=Portal|first1=Planning|title=Do you need permission? {{!}} Planning Portal|url=https://www.planningportal.co.uk/info/200125/do_you_need_permission|website=www.planningportal.co.uk|accessdate=18 February 2017|language=en}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last1=Planning|first1=Department of Environment, Land, Water and|title=Planning applications|url=http://www.dtpli.vic.gov.au/planning/planning-applications|website=www.dtpli.vic.gov.au|accessdate=18 February 2017|language=en}}</ref> Since building permits usually precede outlays for construction, employment, financing and furnishings, they are often a [[Leading indicators|leading indicator]] for developments in other areas of the economy.
 
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