Planning (Procedure & s62A) (Amend) Order 2013
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The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure and Section 62A Applications) (England) (Amendment) Order 2013 came into force on 17 December 2013
17 Dec 2013
Planning - England
The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure and Section 62A Applications) (England) (Amendment) Order 2013 relates to compulsory pre-application consultation under section 61W of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
It also inserts a new Part 1A into the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010 on the pre-application consultation duty, while a new article 3A of the 2010 Order states that this duty will apply to applications for planning permission in respect of any development involving a wind power installation of more than two turbines or where the hub height of any turbine exceeds 15m.
In June 2021, the UK’s governing Conservative Party lost a by-election in Chesham and Amersham, a seat it had held for 47 years. The principal reasons reported as the cause of this defeat were proposed planning reforms and the promotion of housebuilding on greenfield sites across the south of England.
As we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the EIA Quality Mark, IEMA can announce that, during the past 12 months, the scheme has undergone a thorough review of practice, including stakeholder consultation with registrants and assessors, in order to improve it.
The delivery of effective outcomes for the environment, communities and development is a team effort, and more so when it comes to consenting projects that undergo Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).