Guidance

Hazardous substances: draft planning practice guidance

Draft updated guidance on planning for hazardous substances.

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The final hazardous substances guidance was published in December 2016.

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Hazardous substances: draft planning practice guidance

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Planning practice guidance on hazardous substances is being updated to reflect changes which new regulations will introduce on 1 June 2015. This draft guidance is provided to help you understand and prepare for these changes.

Current guidance on hazardous substances is available on the planning practice guidance portal; this will be archived and replaced with a final fully web-enabled version of the draft guidance when new Planning (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2015 come into force on 1 June.

If you have any queries or comments about this draft guidance please contact erika.newman@communities.gsi.gov.uk by 24 April 2015.

Read the government’s response to the consultation on the role of planning in preventing major-accident hazards involving hazardous substances, which ran from October to December 2014.

Published 26 March 2015