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Last edited 17 Apr 2019
Code of construction practice
A code of construction practice (CoCP) sets out the standards and procedures to which a developer or contractor must adhere in order to manage the potential environmental impacts of construction works.
- Permitted working hours.
- Liaison with neighbours.
- Noise and dust monitoring.
- Air quality.
- Agriculture, forestry and soil.
- Cultural heritage.
- Land and landscape protection.
- Traffic and transport.
- Waste management.
CoCP’s may be attached to a planning permission, or they may form part of the contract documentation for a project. Suppliers, or developers may be required to develop a site environmental management plan (SEMP) setting out how they will comply with the CoCP.
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- Clerk of works.
- Complaining about construction sites.
- Considerate Contractors.
- Construction dust.
- Damage caused by construction works.
- Planning obligation.
- Planning permission.
- Quiet period.
- Site inspections.
- Site inspector.
- Site waste management plan.
- Site rules.
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