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Planning Court issues guidance on NPPF policy on contaminated land (Judson v Amber Vale BC)

Planning Court issues guidance on NPPF policy on contaminated land (Judson v Amber Vale BC)
Published on: 11 March 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • 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

Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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