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Government Consultations on: Permitted Development rights for Shale Gas Exploration andInclusion of Shale Gas Production Projects in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project Regime

Purpose of report: To inform the Executive Member for Environment of two separate but parallel Government consultations relating to the regulation of shale gas development through planning processes and to set out a draft officer response to each of the consultations.

The report will ask the Executive Member to note the government consultations on:
i) Permitted development rights for shale gas exploration;
ii) Inclusion of shale gas production projects in the NSIP regime; and
consider the draft officer response as set out in the report and agree to its submission to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy by the agreed deadline of 25th October 2018

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/09/2018

Decision due: 22/10/18 by Executive Member for Environment

Lead member: Executive Member for Environment

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Anna Pawson Email: anna.pawson@york.gov.uk Tel No. 01904 553312.

Consultation process

The report does not require any formal consultation. Officers are seeking views through the Executive Member Decision Session for the Environment to the government’s consultation as noted above.


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