Mitigation measures can once again open path to permission for schemes affecting protected habitats, says revised NPPF

Planned projects that affect protected habitats will once again benefit from increased weight in favour of them securing permission if they propose measures that mitigate the harm done to such environments, following a revision of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).

by John Geoghegan
Special area of conservation. Pic: Dr Duncan Pepper
Special area of conservation. Pic: Dr Duncan Pepper

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