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Local Authorities Referencing NQMS

This is a map of Local Authorities in England and Wales that are currently referencing the NQMS in their internal guidance on their websites for developers. It has been put together from publicly available information known to CL:AIRE. 
Click on a marker on the map to see the Local Authority name and a link to the relevant guidance document.

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Local Authority Guidance
Bromsgrove District Council

Worcestershire Regulatory Services (6 local councils) Technical Guidance Note for Planning v4.0 August 2017 reference NQMS - WRS recommend SQP appointment for expediency purposes:

http://www.worcsregservices.gov.uk/media/3261881/WRS-technical-guidance-document-for-Planning-V4.pdf

Malvern Hills District Council

Worcestershire Regulatory Services (6 local councils) Technical Guidance Note for Planning v4.0 August 2017 reference NQMS - WRS recommend SQP appointment for expediency purposes:

http://www.worcsregservices.gov.uk/media/3261881/WRS-technical-guidance-document-for-Planning-V4.pdf

Redditch Borough Council

Worcestershire Regulatory Services (6 local councils) Technical Guidance Note for Planning v4.0 August 2017 reference NQMS - WRS recommend SQP appointment for expediency purposes:

http://www.worcsregservices.gov.uk/media/3261881/WRS-technical-guidance-document-for-Planning-V4.pdf

Worcester City Council

Worcestershire Regulatory Services (6 local councils) Technical Guidance Note for Planning v4.0 August 2017 reference NQMS - WRS recommend SQP appointment for expediency purposes:

http://www.worcsregservices.gov.uk/media/3261881/WRS-technical-guidance-document-for-Planning-V4.pdf

Wychavon District Council

Worcestershire Regulatory Services (6 local councils) Technical Guidance Note for Planning v4.0 August 2017 reference NQMS - WRS recommend SQP appointment for expediency purposes:

http://www.worcsregservices.gov.uk/media/3261881/WRS-technical-guidance-document-for-Planning-V4.pdf

Wyre Forest District Council

Worcestershire Regulatory Services (6 local councils) Technical Guidance Note for Planning v4.0 August 2017 reference NQMS - WRS recommend SQP appointment for expediency purposes:

http://www.worcsregservices.gov.uk/media/3261881/WRS-technical-guidance-document-for-Planning-V4.pdf

Sunderland City Council

Sunderland City Council – Development on contaminated land: accessed August 2019

https://www.sunderland.gov.uk/article/13494/Developers-guide

Newcastle Under Lyme Borough Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

Tamworth Borough Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

Stafford Borough Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

Lichfield District Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

Staffordshire Moorland District Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

East Staffordshire Borough Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

Cannock Chase Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

South Staffordshire Council

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

City of Stoke on Trent

Staffordshire Local Authorities (9 local authorities) reference NQMS in their developers guide regarding competent people – December 2017:

https://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/IMCE/Environment/EnvProc/Developers_Guide_2017.pdf

Bedford Borough Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Luton Borough Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Borough of Broxbourne

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Chiltern District Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

South Buckinghamshire District Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Watford Borough Council WD17 3EX

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Aylesbury Vale District Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Three Rivers District Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Hertsmere Borough Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Milton Keynes Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Stevenage Borough Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Central Bedfordshire Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

East Hertfordshire Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

St Albans City & District Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Welwyn Hatfield

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Dacorum Borough Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

North Hertfordshire District Council

Herts & Bedfordshire and Neighbouring Authorities Contaminated Land Forum (17 local authorities) reference NQMS in their guidance regarding accessing accredited professionals and the need to use experienced and competent persons. 3rd Edition September 2018:

https://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/Documents/04-Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Environmental-Health/Pollution-Control/Herts-and-beds-guidance-revision-2018.pdf

Epping Forest District Council

Epping Forest District Council Planning Application Validation Requirements Checklist - as of January 2019

http://www.efdclocalplan.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/EB912-EFDC-Local-List-of-Validation-Requirements.pdf