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Consultation on Proposed Changes to Permitted Development Rights for Agricultural Buildings and Plant

Published on Mon, 5 Nov 2012 by agri-building.planning@doeni.gov.uk.
This consultation ended on Fri, 18 Jan 2013


The Department of the Environment has today issued a consultation paper on proposals for amending permitted development rights for agricultural buildings and anaerobic digestion plant.
The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views on proposals to increase the permitted size limitation of agricultural buildings from 300m2 and to 500m2 and to provide for the installation alteration or replacement of structures to house anaerobic digestion plant on agricultural units subject to the same ground area limitation of 500m2.
Comments on the Equality Impact Assessment Screening document and Preliminary Regulatory Impact Assessment which are contained in the paper are also welcome.
The closing date for the receipt of comments is 18th January 2013.
The consultation paper including full details of how to respond, or request a hard copy, are available to download via the link below:
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