Compulsory community pre-application consultation for shale gas development

This consultation seeks views on whether applicants should be required to conduct pre-application consultation with the local community prior to submitting a planning application for shale gas development.

The consultation covers the following areas:
1. Whether community pre-application consultation should be compulsory prior to submitting a planning application for shale gas development.
2. Whether compulsory community pre-application consultation for shale gas development should follow one of the existing processes, or some other process.
3. Defining what shale gas development should be subject to compulsory community pre-application consultation.

Author: MHCLG

Date: 7/1/2019 End of consultation

This item updates DCP section 5.12, 25.1


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