Planners must consider environmental impacts

The rote advice given to planners is to assume that the environmental permitting regime will operate effectively and so the operation of environmental permits should not be a consideration in planning decisions. However, two cases this year have indicated that this advice has contributed to decision-makers unlawfully failing to consider a development’s full environmental impacts.

by Nina Pindham
Nina Pindham, barrister, No5 Chambers
Nina Pindham, barrister, No5 Chambers

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