Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the draft SPD and agree that it be made available for 6 week public consultation. The SPD will provide guidance on the implementation of policies related to climate change and sustainable design and construction within the 2018 South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge Local Plans. This will help support the Greater Cambridge growth agenda and delivery of sustainable development.
a) Agreed the content of the Draft Greater Cambridge Sustainable Design and Construction SPD (Appendix A);
b) Approved the draft SPD for public consultation in accordance with Regulation 13 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulation 2012 for the period between the 15th July to the 23rd September 2019;
c) Approved the consultation arrangements set out in paragraphs 12 and 13 of the report;
d) Delegated authority to the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development in liaison with the Lead Cabinet Member for Planning, to agree the Statement of Consultation and draft Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and draft Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) Screenings Reports for consultation alongside the draft SPD;
e) Delegated authority to the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development in liaison with the Lead Cabinet Member for Planning to make editorial changes to the Draft Greater Cambridge Sustainable Design and Construction SPD and supporting documents prior to the commencement of the consultation period regarding minor amendments and factual updates.
Report author: Emma Davies
Publication date: 01/07/2019
Date of decision: 01/07/2019
Decided at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet
Effective from: 12/07/2019