Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft

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

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.