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Proposals for Borrow Pits related to the needs of a particular civil engineering project will be permitted where:

  1. The proposed site is located in close proximity to the construction location,
  2. There are clear environmental benefits as opposed to supply from secondary or recycled aggregates, or from established mineral working sites,
  3. There would be no significant adverse effect on natural heritage or historic environment,
  4. The geology and hydrology of the site, including water quality and quantity would not be affected,
  5. There would be no significant adverse effect on neighbouring land uses and communities, in particularly with regard to dust, noise, odour, vibration or safety,
  6. The land will be reclaimed no later than the completion of the project and provision will be made for restoration and aftercare of the site.

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