Commentary

60 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and mineral operations

MINES, MINERALS AND LANDFILL vol 26(3)
| Commentary

60 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and mineral operations

| Commentary

60 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and mineral operations

The principal planning legislation relating to mineral workings is now mainly to be found in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by the Environment Act 1995.

  1. 60.1

        ‘Development’, mineral planning authorities: Under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, ‘development’ includes the removal of material of any description from a mineral-working deposit, from a deposit of pulverised fuel ash or clinker, or from a deposit of iron, steel or other metallic slags, and the extraction of minerals from a disused railway embankment1. The extraction of minerals from

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