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Planning news – 29 July 2022

by on July 29, 2022

DCO granted for Sizewell C against advice of the Planning Inspectorate
Energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has granted a development consent order (DCO) for Sizewell C Nuclear Power Station after a delay.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Evidence sought on plans to overcome landfill tax ‘burden’
The government has issued a call for evidence for its proposals to ‘remove barriers’ to redevelop land and promote the regeneration of communities.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Trans-Pennine DCO accepted by Planning Inspectorate
National Highway’s A66 Northern Trans-Pennine project development consent order (DCO) application has been accepted by the Planning Inspectorate to move to the pre-examination stage.
Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

Council to appeal against Dunsfold drilling permission
Waverley Borough Council’s executive has agreed to seek permission for a High Court challenge to the decision by the former housing minister to allow hydrocarbon mineral exploration for a period of three years in Dunsfold, Surrey.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Mitigation scheme announced for nutrient-neutrality planning issues
Natural England will establish a nutrient mitigation scheme to help wildlife and improve access to nature through investment in projects such as new and expanded wetlands and woodlands.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up:
– Last chance to give your views on RTPI education policy
– Permission sought for logistics hub in Motherwell
– Work begins at York Central
– Uttoxeter Starbucks and EV plans approved
– Cambridgeshire housing plans approved
– And more stories…
Laura Edgar and Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

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