Guidance

Code of practice for the sustainable use of soils on construction sites

The code of practice for the sustainable use of soils on construction sites provides relevant advice on the use of soil in construction projects.

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Construction code of practice for the sustainable use of soils on construction sites

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This document, which dates from 2009, has not been reviewed or updated since. It may not exactly reflect current legislation or controls. It continues to be used to provide relevant advice, and has been retained for reference purposes.

This code of practice is a practical guide to assist anyone involved in the construction industry to protect the soil resources with which they work. It is particularly intended for use in England.

Published 27 March 2011
Last updated 14 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. We have clarified the status of this old publication, which has been retained for reference purposes.
  2. First published.