This advice note is principally aimed at applicants and architects or others involved in the planning and design of new development and who prepare and process planning applications for any type of development.
The advice note explains:
- the policy context for crime impact statements
- who should prepare them
- their purpose
- when they are required
- what they should contain
Crime impact statements - SPG advice note 18
A free interactive guide highlighting best practice solutions to 'designing out crime' in the planning stages of development is available for use for both residential and commercial development.
Interactive guide on Secured by Design website