Consultation outcome

Permitted development for shale gas exploration

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Government response to the permitted development for shale gas exploration consultation

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Detail of outcome

A summary of the responses to the permitted development for shale gas exploration consultation and the government’s responses to the questions.

Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views on the principle of granting planning permission for non-hydraulic shale gas exploration development through a permitted development right.

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Consultation description

The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the principle of whether non-hydraulic fracturing shale gas exploration development should be granted planning permission through a permitted development right, and in particular the circumstances in which it would be appropriate.

Documents

Permitted development for shale gas exploration

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Published 19 July 2018
Last updated 4 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added government response to the consultation.

  2. Response form added.

  3. First published.