Notts County Council has received the planning application from Dart Energy (East England) Ltd to carry out shale gas exploration at Tinker Lane, land off the A634 between Blyth and Barnby Moor in North Nottinghamshire.
The application is currently going through the validation process.
Whilst the planning application submitted includes information relating to each of the relevant national and local requirements, a number of issues have been identified which require further clarification.
The Council has asked the applicants to provide this information before the application can be validated.
The Council has written to the applicant asking for clarification on the relevant sections within 21 days.