Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning
Provides advice about the procedure for obtaining the views of local planning authorities in certain cases. These are where the consent of the Secretary of State for Energy together with the deemed planning permission is sought to construct, extend or operate an electricity generating station; or to install or keep installed an electric line above ground. It also advises on assessing the environmental effects of such developments.
Joint circular. Also known as Welsh Office Circular 20/90 and Department of Energy Circular 1/90. Supersedes DOE Circular 34/76 (Welsh Office Circular 45/76).
The Department of the Environment merged with the Department of Transport to form the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. This organisation has since combined with others to form the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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