Eliminate NOC Requirement of EPA for Buildings of Non-Hazardous Category
|Sector||Construction Sector, Industrial Premises (Manufacturing Sector)|
|Department||KP Environment Protection Agency|
|Date of Implementation||26-06-2021|
|Timeline||Last 3 months|
|Details||Difficulty||● All businesses constructing buildings in KP had to obtain NOC from Environment Protection Agency which was very time consuming cumbersome process
● Additional cost for obtaining NOC was also involved in the process even for low-risk buildings
|Analysis||● Risk Management Approach may be followed and buildings falling under low risk categories may be exempted from construction permit|
|Solution||● The Govt of KP has notified that projects which do not have significant environmental impact(s) do not require Environmental Approval and same have been eliminated under KP Environmental Assessment Rules, 2021.|
|Reference Document||CLICK HERE TO OPEN|
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