Erection of a New Dwelling, Kippen, Stirling
Case Study Reference: 13-08-02
Planning Authority: Stirling Council
Planning Reference: 13/00227/FUL
Due the close proximity of an underground fuel tank to the site, a contaminated land planning condition was attached to the proposed development.
As the reason for the condition was known, the desk study stage was circumvented and proposals to determine if the underground fuel tank had impacted site soils. The investigation comprised of the drilling of a number of dynamic sampling boreholes and analysis of site soils for hydrocarbons.
No evidence of hydrocarbon contamination was identified and the report concluded that no further works were required.
The report was submitted to the planning authority and the condition discharged, the memo can be accessed here.