Ports to get permitted development rights expansion under government's 'freeports' plan

Ports will be given the same permitted development rights as airports by April next year and the use of local development orders (LDOs) in such facilities will be "encouraged", the government has announced in a consultation response on its freeports initiative.

by Michael Donnelly
The Port of Dover (pic © Marathon / geograph, cc-by-sa/2.0)
The Port of Dover (pic © Marathon / geograph, cc-by-sa/2.0)

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