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The Town and Country Planning (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and application

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Extension of the power to provide in a development order for the giving of directions as respects the manner in which planning applications are dealt with

  5. 4.Prohibition on the grant of planning permission without consideration of environmental information

  6. 5.Opinion as to whether an application will be a Schedule 1 or 2 application

  7. 6.Pre-application directions

  8. 7.Availability of directions etc. for inspection

  9. 8.Procedure to facilitate preparation of environmental statements

  10. 9.Application made to a planning authority without an environmental statement

  11. 10.Application referred to the Secretary of State without an environmental statement

  12. 11.Appeal to the Secretary of State without an environmental statement

  13. 12.Publicity where a planning application is accompanied by an environmental statement

  14. 13.Publicity where an environmental statement is submitted in course of planning procedures

  15. 14.Procedure where the planning authority receive an environmental statement

  16. 15.Procedure where the Secretary of State receives an environmental statement

  17. 16.Extension of the period for an authority’s decision on a planning application

  18. 17.Obtaining of planning permission by local authorities

  19. 18.Availability of copies of an environmental statement

  20. 19.Provision of a copy of an environmental statement for the Secretary of State

  21. 20.Charges

  22. 21.Further information and evidence respecting environmental statements

  23. 22.Provision of information

  24. 23.Duty to inform the Secretary of State

  25. 24.Service of notices etc.

  26. 25.Application to the High Court

  27. 26.Isles of Scilly

  28. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. (1).The carrying out of building or other operations, or the...

      2. (2).The carrying out of operations whereby land is filled with...

    2. SCHEDULE 2


      1. 1.Agriculture (a) water-management for agriculture (b) poultry-rearing

      2. 2.Extractive industry (a) extracting peat (b) deep drilling, including in...

      3. 3.Energy industry (a) a non-nuclear thermal power station, not being...

      4. 4.Processing of metals (a) an ironworks or steelworks including a...

      5. 5.Glass making the manufacture of glass

      6. 6.Chemical industry (a) the treatment of intermediate products and production...

      7. 7.Food industry (a) the manufacture of vegetable or animal oils...

      8. 8.Textile, leather, wood and paper industries (a) a wool scouring,...

      9. 9.Rubber industry the manufacture and treatment of elastomer-based products

      10. 10.Infrastructure projects (a) an industrial estate development project

      11. 11.Other projects (a) a holiday village or hotel complex

      12. 12.The modification of a development which has been carried out,...

      13. 13.Development within a description mentioned in Schedule 1, where it...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. 1.An environmental statement comprises a document or series of documents...

      2. 2.The specified information is— (a) a description of the development...

      3. 3.An environmental statement may include, by way of explanation or...

      4. 4.Where further information is included in an environmental statement pursuant...

  29. Explanatory Note

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