What is considered as a major infrastructure project?

What is considered as a major infrastructure project?

The Planning Act 2008 (“the Planning Act”) created a new development consent regime for major infrastructure projects in the fields of energy, transport, water, waste water, and waste. These projects are commonly referred to as major infrastructure projects and will be throughout this document.

What makes a project a DCO?

A Development Consent Order (DCO) is the means of obtaining permission for developments categorised as Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP). This includes energy, transport, water and waste projects.

Can you appeal the Planning Inspectorate?

Planning appeals You can appeal to the Planning Inspectorate if: we refused permission to your application. you did not receive a decision within eight weeks or 13 weeks (major application) we approved your application and were not happy with the attached planning conditions.

Who does the Planning Inspectorate report to?

Department for Communities
Appeals are managed and determined by the Planning Inspectorate. The Planning Inspectorate is an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

What is infrastructure planning?

Infrastructure planning involves the provision of physical facilities and their operation and management.

What is significant infrastructure?

Types of State significant infrastructure. State significant infrastructure (SSI) includes major transport and services developments that have a wider significance and impact than just the local area. The Government has identified certain types of development that are SSI, for example: Rail infrastructure.

What does the Planning Inspectorate do?

The Planning Inspectorate deals with planning appeals, national infrastructure planning applications, examinations of local plans and other planning-related and specialist casework in England and Wales.

What’s happening to Planning Inspectorate Wales?

On 1 October the staff and functions of Planning Inspectorate Wales will transfer to Welsh Government. The new division will be called Planning and Environment Decisions Wales – Penderfyniadau Cynllunio ac Amgylchedd Cymru. Performance update following the publication of our latest official monthly statistics.

Where can I find out about proposed nsips in the UK?

Welcome to National Infrastructure Planning Here you can find out about proposed Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) within England and Wales. This site is managed by the Planning Inspectorate, the government agency responsible for examining applications for NSIPs. More about the Planning Inspectorate’s remit

When is the Planning Inspectorate customer service helpline?

The Planning Inspectorate’s Customer Service Helpline will be available between the hours of 09:00am and 12 noon, Monday – Friday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. At busy times we may not be able to answer your call or respond to a message immediately.