Planning restrictions for housing close to industry and visa versa'

Robin Dickinson made this Freedom of Information request to Lewes District Council

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Robin Dickinson

Dear Lewes District Council,

I am trying to find detailed information on restrictions of building housing near industrial processing (ie concrete batching and tarmac plants or incinerators of various types) and visa versa. By detailed I mean minimum distances between the two.
If you are unable to supply me with this information please could you inform me who I should approach

Yours faithfully,

Robin Dickinson

Thank you for your information request received today.

 

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Information Governance Officer

Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council

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Dear Mr Dickinson,

 

Information Request:  FOI 6413

 

Thank you for your information request dated 5^th march 2018 received in
our office on the same day.

 

I am trying to find detailed information on restrictions of building
housing near industrial processing (ie concrete batching and tarmac plants
or incinerators of various types) and visa versa. By detailed I mean
minimum distances between the two.

If you are unable to supply me with this information please could you
inform me who I should approach

 

I have reviewed your request and investigated whether there is any
information which can be disclosed to you.  Please find below the
information the council holds, and which I am pleased to provide to you.

 

There is no statutory minimum distance between building housing and
industrial processing operations (ie concrete batching and tarmac plants
or incinerators of various types) and vice versa. Each case is considered
on its own individual merits.

 

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Information Governance Appeals Officer

Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council

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EASTBOURNE

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Yours sincerely

 

 

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Kevin Rance

Information Governance Officer

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