Screen Shot 2016-03-01 at 13.53.50North Yorkshire County Council ‘s planning committee will be considering the planning application on Friday May 20th 2016 relating to testing for shale gas at an existing well site near Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire and ultimately producing gas from that well.

The planning committee meeting is to be held at County Hall Northallerton.

The County Council is currently finalising its report about the application, with reference to legal counsel, following thorough consideration of detailed information provided by the applicant, along with responses from statutory consultees and over 4,000 representations.

The County Council recognises that there is likely to be significant public interest in the committee meeting and is therefore making all necessary arrangements to ensure the meeting is managed safely and effectively.