The Council is required to carry out a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)/ Sustainability Appraisal (SA) in order to ensure that plans and proposals produced as part of the Local Plan can be tested at an early stage in terms of their environmental, economic and social impact.
The Sustainability Appraisal for the Site Allocations can be viewed below:
Site LDD proposed Submission SA Addendum (January 2014) (pdf)
Previous Sustainability Appraisals
The Sustainability Appraisal for the Proposed Submission Core Strategy June 2010 can be viewed below:
The Scoping Report and the Core Strategy Issues and Options Working Note can be viewed below.
Scoping Reports for the Sustainable Communities and Amenity and Children's playspace Supplementary Planning Documents Sustainability Appraisals are also available below.
The Sustainability Appraisals for the Sustainability Communities SPD, the Open Space, Amenity and Children's Playspace SPD and the Core Strategy: Supplemental Issues and Options are available below.