Policy and Legislation

Circular 14/90: Electricity generating stations and overhead lines

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Circular 14/90 - This document is not currently available online.

Sep 90

DoE 14/90 and WO 20/90 (26 Sept 1990)

This circular gives 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.