Article 60.

In cases specified by the Government of Flanders, the competent authority, stated in Article 52, asks the municipal, provincial or regional environmental officer or the person authorised by him, for the opinion of the provincial or regional Environment Permit Committee, stated in Article 16, 1. The provincial or regional Environment Permit Committee shall ask the advisory bodies stated in article 59, subparagraph 1 and, where applicable, the bench of Mayor and Aldermen or the municipal environmental official stated in article 59, subparagraph 2 for their opinion.

If the opinion of an Environment Permit Committee stated in article 16, 1 is not required, the competent authority stated in article 52, the provincial or regional environmental officer or the official appointed by him shall ask the advisory bodies stated in article 59, subparagraph 1 and, where applicable, the board of Mayor and Aldermen or the municipal environmental official stated in article 59, subparagraph 2 for their opinion.

If, in application of subparagraph 1, the opinion of an Environment Permit Committee as stated in article 16, 1 is required, the advisory bodies stated in article 59, subparagraph 1 and, where applicable, the bench of Mayor and Aldermen or the municipal environmental official stated in article 59, subparagraph 2 shall deliver their opinion to the Environment Permit Committee. The aforesaid committee shall deliver an integrated opinion.