Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft

Document Section Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft Living within Environmental Limits DM16 [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 928833//2
Respondent Coal Authority [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 04 Apr 2013
Current Status Accepted

Policy DM16: Control of non-mineral development likely to affect active minerals sites or sites recently granted consent for mineral working


Test of Soundness

Positively Prepared - yes

Justified - yes

Effective - yes

Consistency to NPPF - yes


Legal & Procedural Requirements Inc. Duty to Cooperate - yes


Support – The Coal Authority supports this policy which will establish a framework for ensuring that existing and permitted mineral extraction sites are adequately protected from sensitive nearby non-mineral development.