Essex authority reveals moratorium on applications near protected woodland

An Essex council has revealed that for more than a year it has imposed a moratorium on approving planning applications for new development near to a protected woodland due to Natural England advice, resulting in a "substantial backlog" of undetermined cases.

by Colin Marrs
Epping Forest. Image by  G Travels, Flickr
Epping Forest. Image by G Travels, Flickr

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