- Planning Court issues guidance on NPPF policy on contaminated land (Judson v Amber Vale BC)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What is the legal and policy background to the case?
- What is the factual background to the case?
- What did the court find?
- Development plan policy
- NPPF policy
- Guidance in the PPG
- Case details
Planning analysis: In Judson v Amber Vale BC, the Planning Court dismissed a judicial review challenging the decision of a local planning authority (LPA) to grant planning permission for residential development on a site around 100m from a former landfill site. In doing so, it issued guidance on the interpretation of policy in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) on contaminated land.
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