Title: National Planning Policy Framework 
Resource Type: document --> policy documents 
Country: United Kingdom 
Language(s): English
 
Year: 2012 
Author 1/Producer: Department for Communities and Local Government 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report/Document number/description: March 2012 
Publisher Country: United Kingdom 
Publisher web link (root): http://www.communities.gov.uk
ISBN: 978-1-4098-3413-7 
Report / download web link (=direct link): https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-planning ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Contaminated land-->Risk management-->Selection of remediation options
 
Short description: for land use planning purposes remediation has to ensure new development is safe and the site is suitable for its new use. If there is a need for any remediation then once that has been done the land should not be capable of being determined as statutory contaminated land (I summarise this as the contaminant linkage has to be demonstrably broken). (See paragraphs 120 & 121 in the National Planning Policy Framework, for England,  
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 19/04/2017