Sustainability Appraisal and Appropriate Assessment
Regulations require all planning documents to be subject to Sustainability Appraisal (SA), to ensure that they contribute to achieving social, environmental and economic sustainable development. This process has been undertaken for the Core Strategy and incorporates the requirements of a Strategic Environmental Assessment. Copies of the Sustainability Appraisal Report and accompanying technical documents are available below.
Sustainability Appraisal of Reasonable Alternatives (PDF, 3.9MB) This document has now been incorporated into / superseded by the Addendum (2) document above.
The Sustainability Appraisal carried out to inform the Preferred Options document can be seen below (all of the information contained in these has been carried forward in the Publication / Pre-Submission Sustainability Appraisal documents above).
An Appropriate Assessment Screening Report was also undertaken to assess the potential for the Core Strategy to have an impact on sites protected by European Designations. The report can be viewed below.
Last Updated: 30 November 2017