Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




(1)  That the proposed structure and breadth of the draft Sustainability SPD was approved.


(2)  That the issues and points raised by the Cabinet Panel on the Environment were noted.


(3)  That, for the purposes of developing the draft SPD, Cabinet endorsed the principles of:

·         A tiered approach to assessing the sustainability of new buildings in terms of both built fabric and operational efficiency; and

·         Investigation of the application of parking standards, both residential and non-residential, with aview to reducing or offsetting them where appropriate.


REASON FOR RECOMMENDATION: To allow the Sustainability SPD to be progressed so that it may be publicly consulted upon with a view to being adopted.

Report author: Deborah Coates

Publication date: 16/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Cabinet

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