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Constraints on development

Constraints on development are shown on our interactive mapping pages.

It includes maps with local information about the things that may affect planning permission.  

View our interactive mapping

Constraints include things like:

  • Landscape designations
  • Local nature reserves
  • Tree preservation orders
  • Contaminated land.

More information on types of constraints can be found at:

The Environment Team have updated their Contaminated Land guidance. 

You can find the Land Contamination guidance (July 2021) in our environment protection section.

Contaminated land

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