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Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan can designate new quiet areas in urban areas

Time Published 5th July 2019

A new noise action plan published by the Government this week enables eligible urban local authorities to nominate approved local green spaces, delineated in local or neighbourhood plans, for formal identification as Environmental Noise Directive quiet areas.

A copy of the document Noise Action Plan: Agglomerations (Urban Areas) can be found here.

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