This consultation ended 17 June 2015.
Details of outcome
Summary of responses , file type: PDF, file size: 141 KB
Read and comment on our proposals to amend the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations and procedures associated with making Local Development Orders.
The consultation paper proposes the following:
- Raising the screening thresholds for Schedule 2 “urban development projects” and “industrial estate projects”.
- Measures to respond to recent case law and implement the Geological Storage Directive.
- Amendments to legislation associated with Local Development Orders (LDOs) in order to allow local planning authorities (LPAs) to make LDOs for Schedule 2 EIA development.
- Specific provision in the EIA Regulations for discontinuance and modification orders.