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 This draft guidance is provided to help you understand and prepare for these changes.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the planning practice guidance portal; this will be archived and replaced with a final fully web-enabled version of the draft guidance when new Planning (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2015 come into force on 1 June.
If you have any queries or comments about this draft guidance please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by 24 April 2015.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.