Town and Country Planning (Eng) (Amend) Regs
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The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force on 12 November
12 November 2012
Planning - England
The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 aim to ensure that section 33A of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 – which imposes a duty on local planning authorities, county councils and prescribed persons to cooperate with each other – works effectively.
The Environment Bill returned to Parliament following the Queen’s speech and is making progress through the House of Lords.
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).