Town and Country Planning (Section 62A Applications) (Hearings) (Amendment) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 955 of 2016). | Land Portal

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These Rules amend the Town and Country Planning (Section 62A Applications) (Hearings) Rules 2013 following the inclusion of applications for non-major development within the categories of application which may be made directly to the Secretary of State rather than a local planning authority when that planning authority is subject to a designation under section 62A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. These Regulations make detailed provision in that regard. They provide in particular that the Secretary of State must give no less than five working days’ notice of a hearing to be held before a person appointed by the Secretary of State in respect of an application for non-major development.

Amends: Town and Country Planning (Section 62A Applications) (Hearings) Rules 2013 (S.I. No. 2141 of 2013). (2013-08-27)

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