A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
- Principal Urban Designer / Landscape Officer Swale Borough Council Swale, Kent
- Principal Planning Officer - Spatial Planning Swale Borough Council Swale, Kent
- 2 X Planning Officer / Senior Planning Officers – Development Management Swale Borough Council Swale, Kent
- Spatial Planning Manager Lewis Davey CB Civic Centre, Wembley Park, London (Central)
- Planner/Senior Planner Turley Reading, Berkshire
The Planning Inspectorate's determination of a development consent order (DCO) application for the Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station is set to continue while applicant Horizon assesses the future of the troubled project, it has been revealed.
The government is proposing to retain the 50MW threshold above which planning applications for energy storage projects are required to follow the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) route.
A development consent order (DCO) application for a new 21km electricity overhead line in Shropshire has been accepted for examination by the Planning Inspectorate (PINS).
Wildlife campaigners have formally launched a High Court challenge to government plans for a new Oxford to Cambridge expressway.
Just before Christmas, the government issued draft regulations for amending the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), the charge that councils can apply to development, and the broader developer contributions system (see News Analysis p09).
New draft Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) regulations are set to introduce most of the government's previously-promised changes to the levy but also include a fresh requirement for councils to consult before removing a CIL.
In August 2017 there were only four live applications for Development Consent Orders for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs), the lowest figure for six years, and this had only risen to six by May 2018.
The government has responded cautiously to MPs' calls for the public purse to capture more of the land value uplift generated by planning permissions. However, some minor innovations to make the compulsory purchase system more transparent are promised.
POLICY: Government response to supporting housing delivery through developer contributions.
POLICY: Airports National Policy Statement: New Runway Capacity and Infrastructure at Airports in the South East of England.
Policy: National Policy Statement for Water Resources: Infrastructure Types and Sizes.