Planning inquiries into major infrastructure projects - economic impact reports: circular 04/2006

This circular offers guidance on advising applicants who may have to prepare an economic impact report.

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Circular 04/06: Planning Inquiries Into Major Infrastructure Projects: Economic Impact Reports

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This circular offers guidance to local planning authorities (LPAs) and Government Offices on advising applicants who may have to prepare an economic impact report (EIR) as a result of a planning application being designated a major infrastructure project (MIP) by the Secretary of State.

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Published 23 March 2006