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This page carries a list of current consultations on key planning applications and strategic planning documents drafted by the Council and also any other useful planning news.

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Draft Air Quality Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

North Warwickshire Borough Council is consulting on the Draft Air Quality SPD which will inform the Council on how matters of air quality will be considered as part of the planning process, focusing on mitigating impacts from development.  The aim of this document, is to provide guidance on the way the planning system will deal with air quality and air pollution issues

The SPD set outs guidance for dealing with air quality and is aimed at all those involved in the submission and determination of planning applications where air quality needs to be addressed.

It is a technical document which will be mainly used by the Environment Health team when responding to planning applications and in discussions with developers

Nationally air quality has concerned many governments, particularly with the links to the causes of climate change and the impact on health.  The recent consultation on the actions being proposed to reduce air pollution and its effects through the Clean Air Strategy has the following main themes:

  • understanding the problem
  • protecting the nation’s health
  • protecting the environment
  • securing clean growth and innovation
  • reducing emissions from transport
  • reducing emissions from farming
  • reducing emissions from industry
  • international, national and local leadership

The consultation will run from 13th June – 24th July 2019

Comments must be received by no later than 24th July 2019

Comments will be made public and should be sent by post to the Forward Planning Team, North Warwickshire Borough Council, The Council House, South Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1DE, or by e-mail to: planningpolicy@northwarks.gov.uk

Last updated Tuesday, 11th June 2019

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