A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
- Senior Compliance and Enforcement Officer Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Basingstoke, Hampshire
- Senior Planning Policy Officer Isle of Wight Council Newport, Isle of Wight
- Senior Housing Delivery Officer Isle of Wight Council Newport, Isle of Wight
- Planning Officer - Graduate/Officer/Senior/Principal Isle of Wight Council Newport, Isle of Wight
- Town Planning Consultant Matchtech Birmingham
Too much detail in the planning process for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) can have detrimental effects in terms of project delivery, research commissioned by the National Infrastructure Planning Association (NIPA) has found.
Tory party manifesto promises to speed up the planning machine for exploration and extraction of shale gas reserves have been welcomed by the industry, but practitioners wonder how the process will work in detail.
Electricity system operator National Grid has announced that it is pausing plans to pursue a development consent order for a new high voltage connection from a proposed nuclear power station in Cumbria to the existing electricity transmission system.
Faster infrastructure delivery, new structures to promote regional integration and strategic planning and a 'greater focus' on developing brownfield land are among measures to boost economic growth advocated by a major engineering consultancy.
Residential developments near to a Special Protection Area (SPA) would be required to pay a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge of more than £400 per square metre on top of an existing tariff intended to mitigate the effects of development on the designated landscape under proposals unveiled this week by a Surrey council.
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The draft UK air quality plan that campaigners finally dragged out of a reluctant government earlier this month indicates that there will be a sharp increase in zones across England in which targeted action is taken to improve air quality. But where these new zones will be, and how stringent the measures they will implement, is not yet clear.
Fewer than a dozen authorities have published preliminary Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) plans for consultation in the last 12 months, according to figures compiled for Planning's CIL Watch bulletin which suggest there has been a marked slowdown in CIL preparation work.
Policy: Clean Air Zone Framework
Policy: Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans: Technical Guidance for Local Authorities.
Policy: High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Act 2017: Government Response to the Consultation on the Draft Class Approval for Matters Ancillary to Development under Schedule 17.