Who can prepare my Coal Mining Risk Assessment Report?
Your Coal Mining Risk Assessment Report will need to be prepared by a suitably qualified person who is familiar with ground stability and mining legacy related issues. Extract from Appendix 2E of Planning Policy Guidance Note 14 (PPG14) “Development on Unstable Land” DoE, 1990: 2.E.1. For development in areas potentially liable to subsidence, or that it likely to cause subsidence, a local planning authority may request a ground stability report. This will allow the applicant to demonstrate that subsidence will not unacceptably adversely affect a proposed development or it can be satisfactorily mitigated in the design of the development. 2.E.2 The preparation of a ground stability report is a technical task demanding a wide range of expertise in engineering geology, geomorphology, hydrogeology, mining, geotechnical engineering and foundation design. Such reports should be prepared by a competent person with proven experience in the fields relevant to subsidence of natural and mining/ind