Decision details

Adoption of the Greater Cambridge Sustainable Design and Construction Supplementary Planning Document

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The SPD provides guidance on the implementation of policies related to climate change and sustainable design and construction within the 2018 South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City Local Plans. Cabinet will be asked to agree responses to representations received during public consultation and any subsequent amendments to the SPD, and to approve its adoption.




a)     Considered the main issues raised in the public consultation; agree responses to the representations received and agreed consequential proposed changes to the Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) as set out in the Consultation Statement and the tracked changed version of the SPD for adoption (See Appendices A and B);


b)     Subject to a), adopted the Greater Cambridge Sustainable Design and Construction SPD; and


c)     Delegated to the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development, in liaison with the Lead Cabinet Member for Planning, the authority to make any editing changes to the SPD prior to publication.

Publication date: 08/01/2020

Date of decision: 08/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/01/2020

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