The council has produced a guide to submitting planning applications to develop land that may be contaminated [PDF, 973Kb].
This sets out what sort of information we will need from you. It also explains how we will assess the information. If you are employing a consultant you should give them a copy of this guidance. This is to make them aware of what information is needed and when.
If you are developing a single residential property, a guide is available [DOC, 43Kb] to assist with completing a planning application form.
The council has also produced a document providing guidance on the verification requirements for cover systems [PDF, 1Mb]. If you are employing a consultant you should also give them a copy of this document.
Where ground gas protection systems are required as part of a development, the guidance document Verification Requirements for Gas Protection Systems [PDF, 4Mb] will help developers demonstrate to the local planning authority that these systems have been designed, installed and verified to adequate standards.