Saturday, 14 January 2017

AI's planning application set in motion - again

Aggregate Industries has given formal notice to affected tenants that a revised planning application to quarry Straitgate Farm was submitted to DCC on 12 January. The application will be open for comments once it has been validated by DCC. We will post further information when we have it.

The Devon Minerals Local Plan will provide the planning policy framework for assessing AI’s applications for quarrying at Straitgate and off-site processing at Uffculme, 23 miles away - a haulage scheme totalling some 2.5 million miles. The new Plan has yet to be formally adopted, but says this on transportation:

Here are a few more relevant policies: